hemo-


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hemo-

(word root) blood
Examples of words with the root hemo-: hemoglobin
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hemo-

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

[Greek haimo-, from haima.]
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hemo-

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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hemo-

A prefix meaning "blood," as in hemophilia, a disorder in which blood fails to clot.
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An influential member in the ruling Trinamool realm, Maji had referred the dog that belonged to one of his relatives for hemo- dialysis to the nephrology ward of the SSKM Hospital on June 10.
People with hemo- chromatosis-iron-overload disease- must avoid all supplemental iron, even from iron-fortified cereals.