[hem-er-uh-loh-pee-uh] /ˌhɛm ər əˈloʊ pi ə/
a condition of the eyes in which sight is normal in the night or in a dim light but is abnormally poor or wholly absent in the day or in a bright light.
inability to see clearly in bright light Nontechnical name day blindness Compare nyctalopia
hemeralopia hem·er·a·lo·pi·a (hěm’ər-ə-lō’pē-ə)
A visual defect marked by the inability to see as clearly in bright light as in dim light. Also called day blindness.
[hem-er-uh-kal-is] /ˌhɛm ər əˈkæl ɪs/ noun 1. the genus comprising the day lilies. /ˌhɛmərəʊˈkælɪs/ noun 1. See day lily
[hem-ee] /ˈhɛm i/ noun, Automotive. 1. an internal-combustion engine having hemispherical combustion chambers. 1. a combining form meaning “half,” used in the formation of compound words: hemimorphic. prefix 1. half: hemicycle, hemisphere Compare demi- (sense 1), semi- (sense 1) word-forming element meaning “half,” from Greek hemi- “half,” from PIE root *semi-, which is the source […]
[hem-ee-as-i-tal] /ˌhɛm iˈæs ɪˌtæl/ noun 1. any of the class of organic chemical compounds having the general formula RCH(OH)OR, where R is an organic group. hemiacetal hem·i·ac·e·tal (hěm’ē-ās’ĭ-tāl’) n. Any of a class of compounds containing an alkyl group, especially when formed as intermediates during the preparation of acetals from aldehydes or ketones.
[hem-ee-al-jee-uh, -juh] /ˌhɛm iˈæl dʒi ə, -dʒə/ noun, Pathology. 1. pain or neuralgia involving only one side of the body or head. /ˌhɛmɪˈældʒɪə/ noun 1. pain limited to one side of the body hemialgia hem·i·al·gi·a (hěm’ē-āl’jē-ə, -jə) n. Pain affecting one half of the body.