-emia

noun combining form
variants: or less commonly

-hemia

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\
variants: also

-hemia

\ˈhē-\ or chiefly British

-aemia

\ˈē-mē-ə\ also

-haemia

\ˈhē-\

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up -emia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

done merely as a duty

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!