ferrous gluconate

noun

Medical Definition of ferrous gluconate

: a yellowish gray or pale greenish yellow powder or granules C12H22FeO14 used as a hematinic in the treatment of iron-deficiency anemia

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“Ferrous gluconate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ferrous%20gluconate. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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