hema-


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hem-

or hema-
pref.
Variants of hemo-.

hemo-

or hema- or hem- also haemo- or haema- or haem-
pref.
Blood: hemacyte.

[Greek haimo-, from haima.]
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hema-

combining form
a US variant of haemo-
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hemo-

or hema-

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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