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hematic

[ hi-mat-ik ]
/ hɪˈmæt ɪk /
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adjective
of or relating to blood; hemic.
acting on the blood, as a medicine.
noun
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Origin of hematic

First recorded in 1850–55; hemat- + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM hematic

non·he·mat·ic, adjective, noun
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How to use hematic in a sentence

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

    Martyria|Augustus C. Hamlin

Medical definitions for hematic

hematic
[ hĭ-mătĭk ]

adj.
Of, relating to, resembling, containing, or acting on blood.
n.
hematinic
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