hematinic

noun
he·​ma·​tin·​ic | \ ˌhē-mə-ˈti-nik How to pronounce hematinic (audio) \

Definition of hematinic

: an agent that tends to stimulate blood cell formation or to increase the hemoglobin in the blood

Other Words from hematinic

hematinic adjective

First Known Use of hematinic

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Hematinic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hematinic. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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hematinic

noun
he·​ma·​tin·​ic
variants: or chiefly British haematinic \ ˌhē-​mə-​ˈtin-​ik How to pronounce haematinic (audio) \

Medical Definition of hematinic

: an agent that tends to stimulate blood cell formation or to increase the hemoglobin in the blood

Other Words from hematinic

hematinic or chiefly British haematinic adjective

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