HyperDic: liquaemin

English > 1 sense of the word Liquaemin:
NOUNartifactLiquaemin, heparin, Lipo-Hepina polysaccharide produced in basophils (especially in the lung and liver) and that inhibits the activity of thrombin in coagulation of the blood
English > Liquaemin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA 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.
Synonymsheparin, Lipo-Hepin
Broaderanticoagulant, anticoagulant medication, decoagulantmedicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood
polysaccharide, polyoseAny of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules
Spanishheparina
Catalanheparina

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