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hem(o)
hemat(o)
denoting the blood
emia
denoting relationship to the blood
erythr(o)
denoting red or red blood cells
leuk(o)
denoting white or a relationship to white blood cells
thromb(o)
indicating a blood clot or thrombus
splen(o)
denoting the spleen
lymph(o)
indicating lymph or the lymphatic glands or vessels
anticoagulants
agents that prevent blood clotting
hemostatics
agents that arrest the flow of blood
hemarthrosis
accumulation of blood in a joint cavity
hemoptysis
spitting up or coughing up blood
hematic
pertaining to or contained in the blood
hematemesis
vomiting blood
hemostat
an instrument for stopping bleeding
septicemia
systemic disease associated with the presence and persistence of microorganisms in the blood
hemangioma
a benign tumor composed of newly formed blood vessels
oligemia
a deficiency in the volume of blood
lipidemia
an abnormally high concentration of fat in the blood
hematocrit
the volume percentage of red blood cells in whole blood
hyperglycemia
excessive sugar in the blood
hemolysis
breaking down or destroying blood cells
anemia
a reduction in the number of red blood cells in the blood
polycythemia
an increase in the number of red blood cells in the blood