Hemo-



1.
a combining form meaning “blood,” used in the formation of compound words:
hemocyte.
combining form
1.
a US variant of haemo-

word-forming element meaning “blood,” perhaps via Old French hemo-, Latin haemo-, from Greek haimo-, from haima “blood” (see -emia).

hemo- or hema- or hem- or haemo- or haema- or haem-
pref.
Blood: hemocyte.
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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