antithrombin

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antithrombin

(ˌæntɪˈθrɒmbɪn)
n
biochem a substance that counteracts the action of thrombin, preventing the formation of blood clots
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Antithrombin is an important protein in the regulation of hemostasis.
Antithrombin is a protein important in blood clotting.
Antithrombin is a natural anticoagulant that plays an important role in controlling the formation of blood clots.
Antithrombin is the primary coagulation inhibitor as it acts with heparin to prevent the formation of thrombin.