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Meaning of hematinic

he•ma•tin•ic

Pronunciation: (hē"mu-tin'ik, hem"u-), [key]
— n.
  1. a medicine, as a compound of iron, that tends to increase the amount of hematin or hemoglobin in the blood.
—adj.
  1. of or obtained from hematin.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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