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protamine sulfate

 

Definition: a purified mixture of simple protein principles from the sperm or testes of suitable species of fish; it is a heparin antagonist used in certain hemorrhagic states associated with increased amounts of heparinlike substances in the circulation and for the treatment of heparin overdosage.

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