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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A polysaccharide produced in basophils (especially in the lung and liver) and that inhibits the activity of thrombin in coagulation of the blood.

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  • The FDA said people who have heparin from the recalled lots should discontinue use immediately.
  • APP Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Schaumburg, Ill., also gets the active ingredient for much of its heparin from a Chinese supplier.
  • Here is the lot number and other identifying information for the recalled heparin:
  • The heparin was the active ingredient in premix bags that were made at a Baxter plant in Puerto Rico. for more
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