epoetin alfa

epoetin alfa

[ih-poi-i-tn al-fuh]
noun
a synthetic form of human erythropoietin, used to treat anemia.
Also called recombinant human erythropoietin.
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epoetin alfa   (ĭ-pō'ĭ-tĭn āl'fə)  Pronunciation Key 
A synthetic preparation of human erythropoietin, manufactured using recombinant DNA technology, and used to treat some forms of anemia.
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