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-emia

noun combining form

Definition of -emia

  1. 1 :  condition of having (such) blood <leukemia>

  2. 2 :  condition of having (a specified thing) in the blood <uremia>



Origin and Etymology of -emia

New Latin -emia, -aemia, from Greek -aimia, from haima blood


Medical Dictionary

-emia

noun combining form \ˈē-mē-ə\

Medical Definition of -emia

  1. 1:  condition of having (such) blood <leukemia> <septicemia>

  2. 2:  condition of having (a specified thing) in the blood <cholemia> <uremia>



Variants of -emia

also

-hemia

\ˈhē-\ or chiefly British

-aemia

\ˈē-mē-ə\ also

-haemia

\ˈhē-\

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