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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“Hematobium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hematobium. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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