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

Derived forms: haematinics

Type of: medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine

Encyclopedia: Haematinic