hemal

adjective
he·​mal
variants: or chiefly British haemal \ ˈhē-​məl How to pronounce haemal (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemal

1 : of or relating to the blood or blood vessels
2 : relating to or situated on the side of the spinal cord where the heart and chief blood vessels are placed — compare neural sense 2

Learn More about hemal

Cite this Entry

“Hemal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemal. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

Comments on hemal

What made you want to look up hemal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Here Be Dragons: A Creature Identification Quiz

  • monster werewolf photo
  • Which is a synonym of werewolf?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!