hematogenous

adjective
he·​ma·​tog·​e·​nous | \ ˌhē-mə-ˈtä-jə-nəs How to pronounce hematogenous (audio) \

Definition of hematogenous

1 : producing blood
2 : involving, spread by, or arising in the blood hematogenous spread of infection

First Known Use of hematogenous

1886, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Hematogenous.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hematogenous. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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hematogenous

adjective
he·​ma·​tog·​e·​nous
variants: or chiefly British haematogenous \ ˌhē-​mə-​ˈtäj-​ə-​nəs How to pronounce haematogenous (audio) \

Medical Definition of hematogenous

1 : concerned with the production of blood or of one or more of its constituents hematogenous functions of the liver
2 : taking place or spread by way of the blood a hematogenous route of infection hematogenous tuberculosis

Other Words from hematogenous

hematogenously or chiefly British haematogenously adverb

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