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Medical Term:

thrombomodulin

Pronunciation: throm'bo-mod'yu-lin

Definition: A glycoprotein present in the plasma membrane of endothelial cells that binds thrombin; participates in an additional regulatory mechanism in coagulation.

[thrombo- + modulate + -in]

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