hematic

[ hi-mat-ik ]
/ hɪˈmæt ɪk /

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 forms

non·he·mat·ic, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for 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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