hi·ru·din noun \hi-ˈrü-dən, ˈhir-(y)ə-\
: an anticoagulant extracted from the buccal glands of the medicinal leech
Origin of HIRUDIN
First Known Use: 1905
hi·ru·din noun \hir-ˈüd-ən, ˈhir-(y)əd-ən\ (Medical Dictionary)
: an anticoagulant extracted from the buccal glands of a leech
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