hemoblastosis he·mo·blas·to·sis (hē’mə-blā-stō’sĭs)
Proliferation of the blood-forming tissues.
[hee-muh-blast, hem-uh-] /ˈhi məˌblæst, ˈhɛm ə-/ noun, Anatomy. 1. . hemoblast he·mo·blast (hē’mə-blāst’) n. See hemocytoblast.
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. […]
[hem] /hɛm/ verb (used with object), hemmed, hemming. 1. to fold back and sew down the edge of (cloth, a garment, etc.); form an edge or border on or around. 2. to enclose or confine (usually followed by in, around, or about): hemmed in by enemies. noun 3. an edge made by folding back the […]
[hem-er] /ˈhɛm ər/ noun 1. a person or thing that hems. 2. a sewing-machine attachment for hemming edges. /ˈhɛmə/ noun 1. an attachment on a sewing machine for hemming