salmine

noun
sal·​mine | \ ˈsal-ˌmēn How to pronounce salmine (audio) \

Medical Definition of salmine

: a protamine obtained from the sperm of salmon and used chiefly in the form of its sulfate to reverse the anticoagulant effect of heparin or as the protamine component of protamine zinc insulin

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“Salmine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/salmine. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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