Haema- H[ae]m"a- (h[e^]m"[.a]- or h[=e]"m[.a]-), Haemato- H[ae]m"a*to- (h[e^]m"[.a]*t[-o]- or h[=e]"m[.a]*t[-o]-), Haemo- H[ae]m"o- (h[e^]m"[-o]- or h[=e]"m[-o]-). [Gr. a"i^ma, a"i`matos, blood.] Combining forms indicating relation or resemblance to blood, association with blood; as, h[ae]mapod, h[ae]matogenesis, h[ae]moscope. [1913 Webster]

Note: Words from Gr. a"i^ma are written hema-, hemato-, hemo-, as well as h[ae]ma-, h[ae]mato-, h[ae]mo-. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Haemato- — H[ae]m a*to (h[e^]m [.a]*t[ o] or h[=e] ), prefix. See {H[ae]ma }. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haemato- — [hem′ə tō, hē′mətō; hē′mətə] combining form HEMATO : also, before a vowel, haemat …   English World dictionary

  • haemato- — haema ou haemo ou haemato préfixes Voy. héma.... préfixe ; voy. aussi par HÉM.... plusieurs mots qu on trouve écrits à tort dans les dictionnaires techniques par HAEM …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • haemato- — see haemat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • haemato- — Chiefly Brit. var. of hemato : haematocyst. * * * …   Universalium

  • haemato- — (US hemato ) combining form relating to the blood: haematoma. Origin from Gk haima, haimat blood …   English new terms dictionary

  • haemato- — chiefly brit. aff. var. of hemato Also, esp. before a vowel, haemat …   From formal English to slang

  • haemato- — a prefix equivalent to haemo , as in haematogenesis. Also, hemato …   Australian English dictionary

  • haemato- — comb. form (US hemato ) blood. Etymology: Gk haima haimat blood * * * I. see haemat II. combining form see hemat * * * Chiefly Brit. var. of hemato : haematocyst. * * * comb. form British spelling of hemato …   Useful english dictionary

  • haematosis — haematōˈsis noun 1. The formation of blood 2. Conversion of venous into arterial blood • • • Main Entry: ↑haem …   Useful english dictionary

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