anti-anemia

adjective
an·​ti-ane·​mia | \ ˌan-tē-ə-ˈnē-mē-ə How to pronounce anti-anemia (audio) , ˌan-ˌtī- \

Definition of anti-anemia

medical
: used to prevent or treat anemia new anti-anemia drugs

First Known Use of anti-anemia

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-anemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-anemia. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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anti-anemia

adjective
an·​ti-ane·​mia | \ -ə-ˈnē-mē-ə How to pronounce anti-anemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of anti-anemia

: used to prevent or treat anemia : antianemic The anti-anemia drug will be given to 4,000 patients with chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes worldwide to see whether it prevents cardiovascular problems.— Brent Hopkins, The Daily News of Los Angeles, 12 Apr. 2005

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