hematinic[hem′ə tin′ik, hē′mə-]
hematinic definition by Webster's New World
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any substance that increases the amount of hemoglobin in the blood
of or relating to hematin
hematinic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- Acting to increase the amount of hemoglobin in the blood.
- Of, relating to, or derived from hematin.
A drug that increases the amount of hemoglobin in the blood.
hematinic - Medical Definition
- Acting to improve the quality of blood, as by increasing hemoglobin concentration or stimulating red blood cell formation.
- Of or relating to hematin.
A drug that improves the quality of blood, as by increasing hemoglobin concentration. Also called hematic.