(biochem) a dark bluish or brownish pigment containing iron in the ferric state, obtained by the oxidation of haem
/ˌhɛməˈtɪnɪk; ˌhiː-/ noun 1. Also called haematic. an agent that stimulates the production of red blood cells or increases the amount of haemoglobin in the blood adjective 2. having the effect of enriching the blood
/ˈhiːməˌtaɪt; ˈhɛm-/ noun 1. a variant spelling of hematite n. see hematite.
Chiefly British. 1. variant of : haematocyst. combining form 1. indicating blood: haematolysis Also haemo-, (US) hemato-, (US) hemat- haemato- pref. Variant of hemato-.
/hiːˈmætəʊˌblæst/ noun 1. any of the undifferentiated cells in the bone marrow that develop into blood cells