ferric ammonium citrate

ferric ammonium citrate
A compound used in hypochromic anemia; it is relatively free of astringent and irritant action.

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ferric ammonium citrate n a complex salt of indefinite composition that contains varying amounts of iron, that is obtained as red crystals or a brownish yellow powder or as green crystals or powder, and that was formerly used in medicine for treating iron-deficiency anemia

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