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hemato-

  1. a variant of hemo-: hematogenesis.
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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-

hemato-

before a vowel hemat-

combining form
  1. US variants of haemato-
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Word Origin and History for hemato-

also haemato-, word-forming element meaning "blood," from Greek haimato-, comb. form of haima (genitive haimatos) "blood" (see -emia).

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

hemato- in Medicine

hemato-

pref.
  1. Blood:hematology.
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hemato- in Science

hemato-

  1. Variant of hemo-.
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hemo-

  1. 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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