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hematinic

 [he″mah-tin´ik]
1. improving the quality of the blood.
2. an agent that does this, increasing the hemoglobin level and the number of erythrocytes; examples are iron preparations, liver extract, and the B complex vitamins.
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he·ma·tin·ic

(hē'mă-tin'ik, hem-a-),
1. Improving the condition of the blood.
2. An agent that improves the quality of blood by increasing the number of erythrocytes and/or the hemoglobin concentration. Synonym(s): hematic (2)
Synonym(s): hematonic
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hematinic

(hē′mə-tĭn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Acting to increase the amount of hemoglobin in the blood.
2. Of, relating to, or derived from hematin.
n.
A drug that increases the amount of hemoglobin in the blood.
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hematinic

A general term for those substances including metal ions (iron, cobalt, zinc), vitamins (vitamin B12 and folic acid) and proteins (e.g., erythropoietin), which are required for normal erythropoiesis.
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he·ma·tin·ic

(hē'mă-tin'ik)
1. Improving the condition of the blood.
2. An agent that increases the number of erythrocytes or the hemoglobin concentration of the blood.
Synonym(s): hematic (2) , haematinic.
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he·ma·tin·ic

(hē'mă-tin'ik)
1. Improving the condition of the blood.
2. An agent that improves the quality of blood by increasing the number of erythrocytes and/or the hemoglobin concentration.
Synonym(s): hematic (2) , haematinic.
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