Medical Dictionary

Blaud's pill


Blaud's pill

noun \ˈbldz-, ˈblō(d)z-\

Definition of BLAUD'S PILL

:  a pill consisting essentially of ferrous carbonate used in the treatment of anemia

Biographical Note for BLAUD'S PILL

Blaud \blō\ , Pierre (1774–1858), French physician. In 1832 Blaud published an article on chlorosis in which he introduced the pill that now bears his name.
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