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Medical Term:

diaspirin

Pronunciation: di-as-pi-rin'

Definition: A purified human hemoglobin derivative that binds oxygen; has the potential to reduce the need for red blood cell transfusion in patients undergoing surgery.

Synonym(s): diaspirin-crosslinked hemoglobin

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