Hematogen


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Hematogen

 

a medicinal preparation made from defibrinated blood of slaughtered stock with the addition of sugar syrup and ethyl spirits. It is used for anemia, exhaustion, and malnutrition. Children’s hematogen, manufactured in tablet form, contains dried blood, ascorbic acid, sugar, molasses, honey, and evaporated milk.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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