Definition of hematinic in English:

hematinic

Syllabification: he·ma·tin·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌhēməˈtinik
 
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noun

  • Any substance that tends to increase the amount of hemoglobin in the blood.
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    • Every month, when students came for collection of hematinic, check was made for compliance and side effects.
    • She had a smooth postoperative recovery and maintained her hematocrit postoperatively without any hematinics when reviewed in the outpatient clinic after two weeks.
    • The patient was taken up for surgery 15 days after initiation of oral hematinics when his hemoglobin was measured to be 10.8 g.

adjective

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  • Tending to increase the amount of hemoglobin in the blood.
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    • Iron sucrose is a hematinic agent that was recently approved by the FDA for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis who are receiving concomitant erythropoietin therapy.
    • Mothers were called every week and were made to consume the hematinic supplement in the clinic itself.
    • Chromagen Forte® is now the #1 newly prescribed branded oral prescription hematinic product in the United States.

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