haemal


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haemal

(ˈhiːməl) or

hemal

adj
1. (Physiology) of or relating to the blood or the blood vessels
2. (Anatomy) denoting or relating to the region of the body containing the heart
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Adj.1.haemal - relating to the blood vessels or blood
References in classic literature ?
Now he saw far above him the backbone of the apparatus and its big ribs, "like the neural and haemal canals," said Kurt, who had dabbled in biology.
Cranial and vertebral unidentified bone fragments, neural and haemal spines, and scales represented 54 % (970) of all fish remains.
A total of 39.5% fish exhibited anomalies in the present study and the anomalies were: lordosis, vertebral fusion, neural spines bifurcation, connection of adjacent pterygiophores, haemal spine anomaly, neural spines anomaly, anomaly in pterygiophores and supernumerary neural spines.
Environmental determinants of Haemal lordosis in European sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax (Linnaeus, 1758).
At the termination of feeding trial, blood samples for analysis were collected in heparinized (Na-heparinised) capillary tubes from the haemal arch after severing the caudal peduncle.
Each neural spine and arch ossified first, followed by the centrum and then by the haemal arch and spine.
One of the articular faces for the haemal arch (chevron) has been preserved in the left posterior region, which obliquely truncates the ventral ridge, as described by Andrews (1913).
TABLE 7: Determination of the haemal biochemical parameters.
The centrum is readily differentiated into four intermedialia by the basidorsal and basiventral insertions for the neural and haemal arch cartilages (Fig.
Two anal pterygiophores before haemal spine of first caudal vertebra (in 18).