NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,107 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- sodium ferric gluconate
- listen (SOH-dee-um FAYR-ik GLOO-koh-nayt)
- A form of the mineral iron that is used to treat anemia caused by low amounts of iron in the blood. Anemia is a condition in which the number of red blood cells is below normal. Sodium ferric gluconate is a type of hematinic and a dietary supplement. Also called Ferrlecit.