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haem-

Chiefly British.
  1. variant of hem-:

    haemangioma.



haem-

1

combining_form

  1. See haemo-
    a variant (before a vowel) of haemo- Also (US)hem-


haem

2

/ hiːm /

noun

  1. biochem a complex red organic pigment containing ferrous iron, present in haemoglobin

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Word History and Origins

Origin of haem-1

C20: shortened from haematin

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