hemoconia

noun
he·​mo·​co·​nia
variants: also hemokonia or chiefly British haemoconia also haemokonia \ ˌhē-​mə-​ˈkō-​nē-​ə How to pronounce haemokonia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemoconia

: small refractive colorless particles in the blood that are probably granules from the cells in the blood or minute globules of fat

called also blood dust

Comments on hemoconia

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

WORD OF THE DAY

fear of the number 13

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

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!