hematogenous

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

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

adjective he·ma·tog·e·nous
variants: or chiefly British haematogenous play \ˌhē-mə-ˈtäj-ə-nəs\

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

hematogenously

or chiefly British haematogenously adverb

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