he·​ma·​to·​log·​ic | \ ˌhē-mə-tə-ˈlä-jik How to pronounce hematologic (audio) \
variants: or less commonly hematological \ ˌhē-​mə-​tə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce hematological (audio) \

Definition of hematologic

: of or relating to blood or to hematology

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Recent Examples on the Web Shares of Forma Therapeutics, which is developing drugs for hematologic diseases and cancers, has more than doubled since going public June 18. Julia Horowitz, CNN, "The Fed put new restrictions on US banks. Some want it to go further," 26 June 2020

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First Known Use of hematologic

1854, in the meaning defined above

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29 Jun 2020

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“Hematologic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hematologic. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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he·​ma·​to·​log·​ic | \ ˌhē-mət-ᵊl-ˈäj-ik How to pronounce hematologic (audio) \
variants: also hematological \ -​i-​kəl How to pronounce hematological (audio) \ or chiefly British haematologic also haematological

Medical Definition of hematologic

: of or relating to blood or to hematology hematologic disorders a hematologic evaluation

Other Words from hematologic

hematologically or chiefly British haematologically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce haematologically (audio) \ adverb
hematologically significant mutations a hematologically normal individual

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