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hem-

, hema- (hēm, hem), Although U.S. spelling practice favors this abridgment of the romanized combining form haem- based on Greek haima, the diphthongal spelling must be preserved in taxonomic terms such as Haemophilus.
Blood.
See also: hemat-, hemato-, hemo-.
[G. haima]
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hem-

, hema-
Combining forms meaning blood.
See also: hemat-, hemato-, hemo-
Synonym(s): haem-, haema-.
[G. haima]
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hem-

, hema-, hemo- [Gr. haima, blood]
Prefixes meaning blood. The variant “haem-” is used outside the U.S.
See: hemat-
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