a variant spelling of 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
/ˈhɛmətəʊˌsiːl; ˈhiː-/ noun 1. (pathol) a collection of blood in a body cavity, as in the space surrounding the testis; blood cyst
/ˈhɛmətəʊkrɪt; ˈhiː-/ noun 1. a centrifuge for separating blood cells from plasma 2. Also called packed cell volume. the ratio of the volume occupied by these cells, esp the red cells, to the total volume of blood, expressed as a percentage