serine protease inhibitor

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1977
Reference Entry
A definition of the term "serine protease inhibitor" is presented. It refers to any type of chemical compounds which inhibit platelet function and coagulation.


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