hematobium

noun
he·​ma·​to·​bi·​um | \ ˌhēməˈtōbēəm, ˌhem-\
plural hematobia\ -​bēə \

Definition of hematobium

: an organism living in blood

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History and Etymology for hematobium

New Latin, from hemat- + -bium (from Greek bios mode of life)

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