Anaplerotic An`a*ple*rot"ic, a. [L. anapleroticus, fr. Gr. ? to fill up; ? + ? to fill.] (Med.) Filling up; promoting granulation of wounds or ulcers. -- n. A remedy which promotes such granulation. [1913 Webster]

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