Dictionary.com

hematogenous

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

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.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "IS" VS. "ARE"
"Is" it time for a new quiz? "Are" you ready? Then prove your excellent skills on using "is" vs. "are."
Question 1 of 7
IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?

Origin of hematogenous

First recorded in 1865–70; hemato- + -genous
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

Medical definitions for hematogenous

hematogenous
[ hē′mə-tŏjə-nəs ]

adj.
Producing blood.
Originating in or spread by the blood.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
FEEDBACK