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Medical Term:

aminocaproiate

Pronunciation: ă-mē′nō-că-prō′ē-āt

Definition: An antifibrinolytic agent, used to prevent bleeding in hemophilia and after heart and prostate surgery when plasminogen or urokinase may be activated.

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