antistatin

antistatin

Fringe oncology
noun An anticoagulant produced by the salivary glands of the Mexican leech (Haementaria officinalis), which allegedly inhibits metastases.

There is no peer-reviewed data supporting the efficacy of this treatment.

Pharmacology
adjective Referring to an effect that counters the action of the statin family of drugs.
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The lower the LDL cholesterol the better, and this principle has been established repeatedly despite the voices of the anticholesterol, antistatin fallacy mongers