\spˈʌnɡəstˌan], \spˈʌnɡəstˌan], \s_p_ˈʌ_n_ɡ_ə_s_t_ˌa_n]\
Definitions of SPONGOSTAN
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A dry artificial sterile sponge of fibrin prepared by clotting with thrombin a foam or solution of fibrinogen. It is used in conjunction with thrombin as a hemostatic in surgery at sites where bleeding cannot be controlled by more common methods. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p648)
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