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Medical Term:

contortrostatin

Pronunciation: kon-tor'tro-stat'in

Definition: A monomeric disintegrin (q.v.) isolated from crotalid venom.

[fr. Agkistrodon contortrix, species of source viper, + G. istemi, to check, arrest, + -in]

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