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heparin


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  heparin 
  n  :  a  polysaccharide  produced  in  basophils  (especially  in  the 
  lung  and  liver)  and  that  inhibit  the  activity  of  thrombin 
  in  coagulation  of  the  blood;  heparin  sodium  is  used  as  an 
  anticoagulant  in  the  treatment  of  thrombosis 




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