hematophyte

[ hee-muh-tuh-fahyt, hem-uh-, hi-mat-uh- ]
/ ˈhi mə təˌfaɪt, ˈhɛm ə-, hɪˈmæt ə- /

noun

a microorganism, as a bacterium, that lives in the blood.

Origin of hematophyte

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