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hemal


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hemal  \He"mal\,  a.  [Gr.  a"i^ma  blood.] 
  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. 
 
  Note:  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}  (Anat.),  the  ventral  arch  in  a  segment  of  the 
  spinal  skeleton,  formed  by  vertebral  processes  or  ribs. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hemal 
  adj  :  relating  to  the  blood  vessels  or  blood  [syn:  {haemal},  {hematal}, 
  {haematal}] 




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