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 hematologic (audio) \

Definition of hematologic

: of or relating to blood or to hematology

Examples of hematologic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That jumped to a 37 percent in the small group of people treated for hematologic malignancies during the same time frame, from mid-March to early April of 2020. Andrea Anderson, Forbes, 9 Mar. 2021 Those with lung cancer, hematologic cancers, lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma will also be eligible. Sarah Nelson, The Indianapolis Star, 10 Feb. 2021 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, 26 June 2020

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First Known Use of hematologic

1854, in the meaning defined above

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1 May 2021

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“Hematologic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hematologic. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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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 hematologic (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 hematologic (audio) \ adverb
hematologically significant mutations a hematologically normal individual


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