ancrod

noun
an·​crod | \ ˈan-ˌkräd How to pronounce ancrod (audio) \

Medical Definition of ancrod

: a protease obtained from the venom of a southeast Asian pit viper (Calloselasma rhodostomarhodostoma synonym Agkistrodon rhodostoma) that cleaves fibrinogen in the blood and has been investigated for use as an anticoagulant in the treatment and prevention of thrombosis

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“Ancrod.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ancrod. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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