Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, resembling, containing, or acting on blood.
  • noun A hematinic.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In anatomy and physiology, of or pertaining to, or occurring in, the blood; sanguineous; hemal.
  • In medicine, effecting an improvement in the condition of the blood.
  • noun A medicine which effects a change in the condition of the blood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) A medicine designed to improve the condition of the blood.
  • adjective Same as hæmatic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, affecting or containing blood
  • noun hematinic

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or containing or affecting blood

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek haimatikos, from haima, haimat-, blood.]

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