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helter-skelter in a hurried, confused manner; recklessly. [5 definitions]
helve the handle of a tool such as an ax or maul.
hem1 to fold and stitch down the edge of (a garment, piece of cloth, or the like). [3 definitions]
hem2 used to get attention, suggest doubt, or the like. [4 definitions]
hema- see hemo-.
hemacytometer see hemocytometer.
he-man (informal) a strong, virile, or masterful man.
hem and haw to avoid speaking directly or frankly; speak evasively or unresponsively.
hematic of, concerning, containing, or affecting blood.
hematite a steel-gray or darkish red mineral that is the main form of iron ore, iron oxide.
hemato- blood.
hematoblast an immature blood cell.
hematocrit a centrifuge used to separate the cells of the blood from the plasma and thus determine the relative volume of each.
hematology the scientific study of blood and the organs that form it.
hematoma a swelling or tumor filled with blood.
hematopoiesis the formation of blood cells.
hematopoietic pertaining to the formation of blood cells.
heme a red, nonprotein, iron-containing substance present in hemoglobin.
hemeralopia a defect of the eyes in which sight is normal in a dim light, but extremely poor in a bright light; day blindness.
hemi- half.
hemidemisemiquaver in music, a sixty-fourth note.