hemal

[ hee-muhl ]
/ ˈhi məl /

adjective

Also hematal. of or relating to the blood or blood vessels.
Zoology. noting, pertaining to, or on the side of the body ventral to the spinal axis, containing the heart and principal blood vessels.

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Origin of hemal

First recorded in 1830–40; hem- + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM hemal

in·ter·he·mal, adjectivepseu·do·he·mal, adjective
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Medical definitions for hemal

hemal
[ hēməl ]

adj.

Of or relating to the blood or blood vessels.
Relating to or located on the side of the body that contains the heart and principal blood vessels.
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