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epoetin alfa

[ ih-poi-i-tn al-fuh ]
/ ɪˈpɔɪ ɪ tn ˈæl fə /
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noun
a synthetic form of human erythropoietin, used to treat anemia.
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Also called recombinant human erythropoietin .

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epoetin alfa
[ ĭ-pōĭ-tĭn ălfə ]

A synthetic preparation of human erythropoietin, manufactured using recombinant DNA technology, and used to treat some forms of anemia.
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