hematogenous

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adjective he·ma·tog·e·nous \ˌhē-mə-ˈtä-jə-nəs\

Definition of hematogenous

  1. 1 :  producing blood

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

First Known Use of hematogenous

1886


Medical Dictionary

hematogenous

adjective he·ma·tog·e·nous
variants: or chiefly British

haematogenous

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Medical Definition of hematogenous

  1. 1:  concerned with the production of blood or of one or more of its constituents hematogenous functions of the liver

  2. 2:  taking place or spread by way of the blood a hematogenous route of infection hematogenous tuberculosis

hematogenously

or chiefly British

haematogenously

adverb

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