Hematinic



[hee-muh-tin-ik, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈtɪn ɪk, ˌhɛm ə-/

noun
1.
a medicine, as a compound of iron, that tends to increase the amount of or hemoglobin in the blood.
adjective
2.
of or obtained from .

hematinic he·ma·tin·ic (hē’mə-tĭn’ĭk)
adj.

n.
A drug that improves the quality of blood, as by increasing hemoglobin concentration. Also called hematic.

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