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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for a preparation of tissue plasminogen activator.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a thrombolytic agent (trade name Activase) that causes fibrinolysis at the site of a blood clot; used in treating acute myocardial infarction


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