antithrombin

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antithrombin (ˌæntɪˈθrɒmbɪn)
 
n
biochem a substance that counteracts the action of thrombin, preventing the formation of blood clots

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antithrombin an·ti·throm·bin (ān'tē-thrŏm'bĭn, ān'tī-)
n.
An anticoagulant that inhibits or prevents the effects of thrombin.

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