epoetin alfa

[ ih-poi-i-tn al-fuh ]
/ ɪˈpɔɪ ɪ tn ˈæl fə /

noun

a synthetic form of human erythropoietin, used to treat anemia.

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Also called recombinant human erythropoietin .

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Medical definitions for epoetin alfa

epoetin alfa
[ ĭ-pōĭ-tĭn ălfə ]

n.

A recombinant preparation of human erythropoietin used to treat some forms of anemia.
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Scientific definitions for epoetin alfa

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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