Medical Definition of Ancrod

1. An enzyme fraction from the venom of the malayan pit viper, agkistrodon rhodostoma. It catalyses the hydrolysis of a number of amino acid esters and a limited proteolysis of fibrinogen. It is used clinically to produce controlled defibrination in patients requiring anticoagulant therapy. Pharmacological action: anticoagulant, fibrinolytic agent. Registry number: EC 3.4.21.28 (12 Dec 1998)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Ancrod

anconal fossa
anconas
ancone
anconeal
anconeous muscle
ancones
anconeus
anconies
anconitis
anconoid
ancons
ancony
ancora
ancress
ancresses
ancrod (current term)
anctious
anctiously
ancylite
ancylo-
ancylose
ancylostoma
ancylostoma dermatitis
ancylostomatic
ancylostomatoidea
ancylostomiases
ancylostomiasis
ancylostomiasis cutis
ancyroid
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