Medical Dictionary

heparan sulfate

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noun hep·a·ran sulfate \ˈhep-ə-ˌran-\

Medical Definition of heparan sulfate

  1. :  a sulfated glycosaminoglycan that accumulates in bodily tissues in abnormal amounts in some mucopolysaccharidoses—called also heparitin sulfate


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