antiprothrombin

noun
an·​ti·​pro·​throm·​bin | \ -(ˌ)prō-ˈthräm-bən How to pronounce antiprothrombin (audio) \

Medical Definition of antiprothrombin

: a substance that interferes with the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin — compare antithrombin, heparin

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“Antiprothrombin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/antiprothrombin. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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