antiprothrombin

antiprothrombin

 [an″te-, an″ti-pro-throm´bin]
1. directed against prothrombin.
2. a substance that retards the conversion of prothrombin into thrombin.

an·ti·pro·throm·bin

(an'tē-prō-throm'bin),
An anticoagulant that inhibits or prevents the conversion of prothrombin into thrombin; examples are heparin (which is present in various tissues, especially in liver), and dicoumarin (which is isolated from partially decomposed sweet clover).

antiprothrombin

/an·ti·pro·throm·bin/ (-pro-throm´bin)
1. directed against prothrombin.
2. an anticoagulant that retards the conversion of prothrombin into thrombin.

antiprothrombin

[-prōthrom′bin]
a substance that inhibits the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin.

an·ti·pro·throm·bin

(an'tē-prō-throm'bin)
An anticoagulant that inhibits or prevents the conversion of prothrombin into thrombin (e.g., heparin, which is present in various tissues, especially in liver, and dicoumarin, which is isolated from partially decomposed sweet clover).

antiprothrombin

a substance that retards the conversion of prothrombin into thrombin.
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