-æmia

-æmia
-æmia, suffix
(-ˈiːmɪə)
Also (chiefly U.S.) -emia.
[f. Gr. αἷµα blood + -ia1.]
Formative element in ns. that denote the presence in the blood of an indicated substance or organism, usu. abnormally or in abnormal amounts; as hypercalcæmia, hypocalcæmia, leukæmia, septicæmia, viræmia.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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