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A purified mixture containing streptokinase, streptodornase, and other proteolytic enzymes. It is used by topical application, or by injection into body cavities, to remove clotted blood and fibrinous and purulent accumulations of exudate.

Nearby words

streptococcus pneumoniae, streptococcus pyogenes, streptococcus viridans, streptodornase, streptokinase, streptokinase-streptodornase, streptolysin, streptomyces, streptomycin, streptonigrin, streptosepticemia
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