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 History of this Word

"emia" is from "haima" (blood) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"-emia" is a type of suffix


A word ending that indicates blood. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-emia illustration Sometimes anoxemia increased the expiratory circumference of the abdomen and decreased that of the chest.
-emia illustration Due to the gravity of acute embolic ischemia the correct diagnosis is a necessity.