hem-, haem-, hemo-, haemo, hema-, haema-, hemato-, haemato-, hemat-, haemat-, -hemia, -haemia, -hemic, -haemic

(Greek: blood)

hemophobic (adjective), more hemophobic, most hemophobic
Descriptive of anyone who has a dread of seeing blood regardless of the cause: The horror film showed an excessiveness of bloody crimes, and, as a result, it caused many hemophobic people to leave the theater before the movie ended and to publicly condemn the excesses until the film was banned from further presentations.
A man feints when he sees the cook cut his finger.
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hemophthisis, haemophthisis
Anaemia, or anemia, resulting from the abnormal degeneration, or destruction, or a deficiency in the formation of red blood cells.
The production of erythrocytes (one of the elements found in peripheral blood); in the fetus and neonate it takes place in the spleen and bone marrow, but in older individuals it is confined to the bone marrow.
The science of the flow of blood in relation to the pressures, flow, volumes, and resistances in blood vessels, especially in terms of blood viscosity and red cell deformation in the microcirculation.
1. In medicine, an abnormal, severe internal or external discharge of blood. It my be venous, arterial, or capillary from blood vessels into tissues, into or from the body. Venous blood is dark red and its flow is continuous. Arterial blood is bright red and flows in spurts. Capillary blood is reddish and exudes from the tissue.
2. The diagnosis is obvious when the hemmorrhage is visible. When it is internal, diagnosis is made from the patient\'s general condition: shock, weak, rapid, and irregular pulse; pallor; cold, moist skin.
3. Non-medical: a large uncontrolled loss of something valuable.
hemorrhagic septicemia
1. An acute infectious disease characterized by pneumonia and blood infection.
2. Any of several pasteurelloses of domestic animals (as swine plague, shipping fever of cattle and lambs, and fowl cholera) that are caused by a bacterium of the genus Pasteurella and are typically marked by internal hemorrhages, fever, mucopurulent discharges, and often pneumonia and diarrhea.
Denoting one of the tumors or varices constituting hemorrhoids.

Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving "blood" word units: angi-; apheresis; -emia; hemoglobin-; phleb-; sangui-; vas-; vascul-.