heparinize

transitive verb
hep·​a·​rin·​ize
variants: or British heparinise \ ˈhep-​ə-​rə-​ˌnīz How to pronounce heparinize (audio) \
heparinized or British heparinised; heparinizing or British heparinising

Medical Definition of heparinize

: to treat with heparin heparinized blood a heparinized laboratory animal

Other Words from heparinize

heparinization or British heparinisation \ -​rə-​nə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce heparinize (audio) \ noun

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“Heparinize.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heparinize. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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