antisideric
Counteracting the physiological action of iron, probably by chelating or precipitation. [anti- + G. sideros, iron]

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an·ti·si·der·ic -sə-'der-ik n a pharmaceutical agent that counteracts the physiological action of iron

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an·ti·sid·er·ic (an″te-) (an″ti-sĭ-derґik) [anti- + sider- + -ic] incompatible with iron.

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  • antisideric — an·ti·si·der·ic …   English syllables

  • antisideric —   a.,n. (substance) counteracting effect of iron …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • antisideric — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ at anti I+sə̇|derik noun ( s) Etymology: anti (I) + Greek sidēros iron + English ic : a pharmaceutical agent that counteracts the physiological action of iron …   Useful english dictionary

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