hematophyte

noun
he·​ma·​to·​phyte
variants: or chiefly British haematophyte \ ˈhē-​mət-​ə-​ˌfīt How to pronounce hematophyte (audio) , hi-​ˈmat-​ə-​ How to pronounce hematophyte (audio) \

Medical Definition of hematophyte

: a plant parasite (as a bacterium) of the blood

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“Hematophyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hematophyte. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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