how to pronounce heparin


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the above transcription of heparin is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

heparin is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of heparin in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… here a heparin bead and she found when …”

meanings of heparin


  1. A glycosaminoglycan, originally isolated from liver cells, now made synthetically for medical use, used as an anticoagulant.

heparin frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word heparin occurs in english on average 2.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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