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hematic

[hi-mat-ik]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to blood; hemic.
  2. acting on the blood, as a medicine.
noun
  1. hematinic(def 1).

Origin of hematic

First recorded in 1850–55; hemat- + -ic
Related formsnon·he·mat·ic, adjective, noun
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Historical Examples

  • And when these hematic globules are lessened to a certain limit below the normal proportion death ensues.

    Martyria

    Augustus C. Hamlin


hematic in Medicine

hematic

(hĭ-mătĭk)
adj.
  1. Of, relating to, resembling, containing, or acting on blood.
n.
  1. hematinic