heparitin sulfate

[hĕpər-ĭ-tn]

n.

A polysaccharide containing the same repeating disaccharide groups as heparin, it accumulates in persons with certain mucopolysaccharidoses.

Nearby words

  1. hep,
  2. hep a,
  3. hepa,
  4. hepar,
  5. heparin,
  6. hepat-,
  7. hepatalgia,
  8. hepatatrophia,
  9. hepatectomy,
  10. hepatic


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