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haem-also haema- or haemo-
Variants of hemo-.
hemo-or hema- or hem- also haemo- or haema- or haem-
[Greek haimo-, from haima.]
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(Biology) a variant of haemo- Also (US): hema-
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a combining form meaning “blood”: hemocyte.Also, esp. before a vowel, hem-;esp. Brit., haemo-.
[< New Latin haemo-, comb. form representing Greek haîma blood]
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