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FIBRINASE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does fibrinase mean? 

FIBRINASE (noun)
  The noun FIBRINASE has 1 sense:

1. in the clotting of blood thrombin catalyzes factor XIII into its active form (fibrinase) which causes fibrin to form a stable clot

  Familiarity information: FIBRINASE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FIBRINASE (noun)


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Meaning:

In the clotting of blood thrombin catalyzes factor XIII into its active form (fibrinase) which causes fibrin to form a stable clot

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

factor XIII; fibrinase

Hypernyms ("fibrinase" is a kind of...):

clotting factor; coagulation factor (any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation)


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