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(Science: enzyme) A proteolytic Enzyme obtained from the venom of fer de lance (bothrops atrox). It is used as a plasma clotting agent for fibrinogen and for the detection of fibrinogen degradation products. The presence of heparin does not interfere with the clotting test.

Pharmacological action: fibrinolytic agent.

registry number: EC

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