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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

RELATED WORDS

bloodstained, gory, grisly, crimson, wounded, gaping, open, raw, sanguine, sanguinary, ensanguined, hemic, unstopped, sanguineous

Nearby words

hematal, hematein, hematemesis, hematencephalon, hemathermal, hematic, hematidrosis, hematin, hematin chloride, hematine, hematinemia

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

  • 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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