hematic

[hi-mat-ik]

adjective

of or relating to blood; hemic.
acting on the blood, as a medicine.

noun


Origin of hematic

First recorded in 1850–55; hemat- + -ic
Related formsnon·he·mat·ic, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for hematic

Historical Examples of hematic

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

    Martyria

    Augustus C. Hamlin



Medicine definitions for hematic

hematic

[hĭ-mătĭk]

adj.

Of, relating to, resembling, containing, or acting on blood.

n.

hematinic
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