hematogenous

[ hee-muh-toj-uh-nuhs, hem-uh- ]
/ ˌhi məˈtɒdʒ ə nəs, ˌhɛm ə- /

adjective

originating in the blood.
producing blood or components of blood.
distributed or spread by way of the bloodstream, as in metastases of tumors or in infections; blood-borne.

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Origin of hematogenous

First recorded in 1865–70; hemato- + -genous
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Medical definitions for hematogenous

hematogenous
[ hē′mə-tŏjə-nəs ]

adj.

Producing blood.
Originating in or spread by the blood.
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