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1. Acting to increase the amount of hemoglobin in the blood.
2. Of, relating to, or derived from hematin.
A drug that increases the amount of hemoglobin in the blood.
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he•ma•tin•ic(ˌhi məˈtɪn ɪk)
1. a medicine, as a compound of iron, that tends to increase the amount of hematin or hemoglobin in the blood.adj.
2. of or obtained from hematin.
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|Noun||1.||hematinic - a medicine that increases the hemoglobin content of the blood; used to treat iron-deficiency anemia|
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