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-emia Syllabification: -emia
(also -hemia , British -aemia or -haemia)

Definition of -emia in English:

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In nouns denoting that a substance is present in the blood, especially in excess: septicemia leukemia

Origin

From modern Latin -aemia, from Greek -aimia, from haima 'blood'.

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