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hematogenous

[hee-muh-toj-uh-nuh s, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈtɒdʒ ə nəs, ˌhɛm ə-/
adjective
1.
originating in the blood.
2.
producing blood or components of blood.
3.
distributed or spread by way of the bloodstream, as in metastases of tumors or in infections; blood-borne.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; hemato- + -genous
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  • It is characterized by early hematogenous spread to the lungs.
British Dictionary definitions for hematogenous

haematogenous

/ˌhɛməˈtɒdʒɪnəs; ˌhiː-/
adjective
1.
producing blood
2.
produced by, derived from, or originating in the blood
3.
(of bacteria, cancer cells, etc) borne by or distributed by the blood
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hematogenous in Medicine

hematogenous he·ma·tog·e·nous (hē'mə-tŏj'ə-nəs)
adj.

  1. Producing blood.

  2. Originating in or spread by the blood.

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