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Noun: Lipo-Hepin
  1. A polysaccharide produced in basophils (especially in the lung and liver) and that inhibits the activity of thrombin in coagulation of the blood; it (trade names Lipo-Hepin and Liquaemin) is used as an anticoagulant in the treatment of thrombosis and in heart surgery
    - heparin, Liquaemin

Type of: anticoagulant, anticoagulant medication, decoagulant, polyose, polysaccharide

Encyclopedia: Lipo-Hepin