hemo-


a combining form meaning “blood,” used in the formation of compound words: hemocyte.
Also hema-, hemato-; especially before a vowel, hem-; especially British, haemo-.

Origin of hemo-

< New Latin, combining form representing Greek haîma blood
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British Dictionary definitions for hemo-

hemo-

combining form

a US variant of haemo-
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Medicine definitions for hemo-

hemo-

pref.

Blood:hemocyte.
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Science definitions for hemo-

hemo-
hemato-

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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