Epoetin-alfa meaning

ĭ-pōĭ-tĭn ălfə
A recombinant preparation of human erythropoietin used to treat some forms of anemia.
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A recombinant preparation of human erythropoietin used to treat some forms of anemia.
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A synthetic preparation of human erythropoietin, manufactured using recombinant DNA technology, and used to treat some forms of anemia.
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Origin of epoetin-alfa

  • e(rythro)po(i)etin alfa (alteration of alpha)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition