[ pros-tuh-sahy-klin ]
/ ˌprɒs təˈsaɪ klɪn /
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a prostaglandin, C20H32O5, that specifically inhibits the formation of blood clots.
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Medical definitions for prostacyclin
[ prŏs′tə-sī′klĭn ]
A prostaglandin produced in the walls of blood vessels that acts as a vasodilator and inhibits platelet aggregation.
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