antithrombin

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antithrombin

[‚an·tē′thräm·bən]
(biochemistry)
A substance in blood plasma that inactivates thrombin.
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Human plasma derived antithrombin is often given to cover the period of high risk for the development of blood clots.
Antithrombin is a naturally occurring protein that helps regulate the blood clotting mechanism in the body.
Antithrombin is a natural anticoagulant that plays an important role in controlling the formation of blood clots.