\lˈɪkwɔ͡ɪd], \lˈɪkwɔɪd], \l_ˈɪ_k_w_ɔɪ_d]\
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A compound originally developed as an anticoagulant, but possessing anticomplement action and lowering the bactericidal action of blood. It is used in vitro to inhibit blood coagulation and as a diagnostic reagent to encourage the growth of pathogens in the blood. It is also used to stabilize colloidal solutions such as milk and gelatin. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
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