Definitions of hæmal

  1. HEMAL, h[= e]' mal, adj. relating to the blood or blood-vessels: ventral, the opposite of Neural.-- n. HÆ'MACHROME, the colouring matter of the blood.-- adj. HÆ'MATOID, resembling blood.-- HÆMAL ARCH, the position of a vertebra enclosing and protecting the heart and other viscera; HÆMAL CAVITY, the thoracic-abdominal cavity, containing the heart, & c. [ Gr. haima, blood.]