a variant of :
combining form
US variants of haemato-

also haemato-, word-forming element meaning “blood,” from Greek haimato-, comb. form of haima (genitive haimatos) “blood” (see -emia).

hemato- or hemat- or haemat- or haemato-
Blood: hematology.
Variant of hemo-.
hemo- or 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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