Definition of protamine sulphate in English:

protamine sulphate

(US protamine sulfate)

noun

Biochemistry Medicine
  • A mixture of sulphates of protamines obtained from the sperm or testes of fish, which can be used to neutralize the anticoagulant effect of heparin.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Albert Prescott Mathews (1871–1957).