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hemal

[hee-muh l] /ˈhi məl/
adjective
1.
Also, hematal. of or pertaining to the blood or blood vessels.
2.
Zoology. noting, pertaining to, or on the side of the body ventral to the spinal axis, containing the heart and principal blood vessels.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; hem- + -al1
Related forms
interhemal, adjective
pseudohemal, adjective
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hemal he·mal (hē'məl)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to the blood or blood vessels.

  2. Relating to or located on the side of the body that contains the heart and principal blood vessels.

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