Definition of Hemal

1. Adjective. Relating to the blood vessels or blood.




Definition of Hemal

1. a. Relating to the blood or blood vessels; pertaining to, situated in the region of, or on the side with, the heart and great blood vessels; -- opposed to neural.

Definition of Hemal

1. Adjective. of or relating to blood or blood vessels ¹

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Definition of Hemal

1. pertaining to the blood [adj]

Medical Definition of Hemal

1. Relating to the blood or blood vessels; pertaining to, situated in the region of, or on the side with, the heart and great blood vessels; opposed to neural. As applied to vertebrates, hemal is the same as ventral, the heart and great blood vessels being on the ventral, and the central nervous system on the dorsal, side of the vertebral column. Hemal arch, the ventral arch in a segment of the spinal skeleton, formed by vertebral processes or ribs. Origin: Gr. A"i^ma blood. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemal

hemadromometry
hemadsorption
hemadynamics
hemadynamometer
hemadynamometers
hemagglutinate
hemagglutinated
hemagglutinates
hemagglutinating
hemagglutination
hemagglutinations
hemagglutinin
hemagglutinins
hemagog
hemagogs
hemal (current term)
hemal arch
heman
hemangioblast
hemangioblastic
hemangioblastoma
hemangioblastomas
hemangioblasts
hemangioma simplex
hemangiomas
hemangiomata
hemangiopericytoma
hemangiopericytomas
hemangiopericytomata

Literary usage of Hemal

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1. The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Rev. with by Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson (1898)
"Thus, in the third or parietal segment of the human skeleton the neural arch is much expanded, while the hemal one is contracted ; white more commonly, ..."

2. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today, comprising pronunciation and by William R. Warner (1898)
"Perspiration impregnated with blood. HEM'ATIN. Red hemal coloring matter. HEMATIN'IC (hem-at-in'-ik). Agent bettering hemal condi- ..."

3. The Anatomy of the Domestic Fowl by Benjamin Franklyn Kaupp (1918)
"A. i. First dorsal segment. 2. Second. 3. Third. 4 and 5, hemal arches. 6. ... 9, hemal arch. out the spinal column the large neural canal which is occupied ..."

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