Hemal
Hemal He"mal, a. [Gr. a"i^ma blood.] Relating to the blood or blood vessels; pertaining to, situated in the region of, or on the side with, the heart and great blood vessels; -- opposed to neural. [1913 Webster]

Note: As applied to vertebrates, hemal is the same as ventral, the heart and great blood vessels being on the ventral, and the central nervous system on the dorsal, side of the vertebral column. [1913 Webster]

{Hemal arch} (Anat.), the ventral arch in a segment of the spinal skeleton, formed by vertebral processes or ribs. [1913 Webster]


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  • hemal — adj. 2 g. Relativo ao sistema vascular ou circulatório …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • hemal — [hē′məl] adj. [ HEM + AL] 1. having to do with the blood or blood vessels: also hematal 2. having to do with certain structures of the body near the heart and main blood vessels …   English World dictionary

  • hemal — 1. Relating to the blood or blood vessel s. 2. Referring to the ventral side of the vertebral bodies or their precursors, where the heart and great vessels are located, as opposed to neural (2). [G. haima, blood] * * * he·mal or chiefly Brit… …   Medical dictionary

  • hemal — adj. [Gr. haima, blood] Pertaining to blood …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • hemal — /hee meuhl/, adj. 1. Also, hematal. of or pertaining to the blood or blood vessels. 2. Zool. noting, pertaining to, or on the side of the body ventral to the spinal axis, containing the heart and principal blood vessels. [1830 40; HEM + AL1] * *… …   Universalium

  • hemal — adj. of blood and blood vessels …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hemal — he·mal …   English syllables

  • hemal — he•mal [[t]ˈhi məl[/t]] adj. 1) anat. biochem. pertaining to the blood or blood vessels 2) zool. pertaining to or in the region of the body containing the heart and principal blood vessels • Etymology: 1830–40; < Gkhaîm(a)blood + al …   From formal English to slang

  • HEMAL — f. şerik, ortak, eş, benzer, nazir …   Yeni Lügat Türkçe Sözlük

  • hemal — adjective relating to the blood vessels or blood • Syn: ↑haemal, ↑hematal, ↑haematal • Pertains to noun: ↑blood vessel (for: ↑haematal), ↑blood vessel ( …   Useful english dictionary

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