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Chiefly British.
variant of :
combining form
denoting blood: haemophobia Also haemato-, (US) hemo-, (US) hema-, (US) hem-

haemo- pref.
Variant of hemo-.


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    /ˈhiːməˌkrəʊm; ˈhɛm-/ noun 1. a blood pigment, such as haemoglobin, that carries oxygen

  • Haemocoel

    /ˈhiːməˌsiːl/ noun 1. the body cavity of many invertebrates, including arthropods and molluscs, developed from part of the blood system

  • Haemocyanin

    /ˌhiːməʊˈsaɪənɪn/ noun 1. a blue copper-containing respiratory pigment in crustaceans and molluscs that functions as haemoglobin

  • Haemocytometer

    /ˌhiːməʊsaɪˈtɒmɪtə/ noun 1. (med) an apparatus for counting the number of cells in a quantity of blood, typically consisting of a graduated pipette for drawing and diluting the blood and a ruled glass slide on which the cells are counted under a microscope

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