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hemic

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adjective he·mic \ˈhē-mik\

Definition of hemic

  1. :  of, relating to, or produced by the blood or the circulation of blood <a hemic murmur>



1857

First Known Use of hemic

1857

Rhymes with hemic


Medical Dictionary

hemic

adjective he·mic

Medical Definition of hemic

  1. :  of, relating to, or produced by the blood or the circulation of the blood <the hemic system> <a hemic murmur>



Variants of hemic

or chiefly British hae·mic \ˈhē-mik\play

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