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Noun: hematinic  ,hee-mu'ti-nik
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: haematinic)
  1. A medicine that increases the hemoglobin content of the blood; used to treat iron-deficiency anemia
    - haematinic [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: hematinics

Type of: medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine

Encyclopedia: Hematinic