a variant of hemo-: hematogenesis.
Also hemat-; especially British, haemat-, haemato-.

Origin of hemato-

< New Latin, combining form < Greek haimat-, stem of haîma blood
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British Dictionary definitions for hemato-


before a vowel hemat-

combining form

US variants of haemato-
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Medical definitions for hemato-



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Scientific definitions for hemato- (1 of 2)


Variant of hemo-.

Scientific definitions for hemato- (2 of 2)


A prefix meaning “blood,” as in hemophilia, a disorder in which blood fails to clot, or hematology, the scientific study of blood.
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