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PROTHROMBIN

 Dictionary entry overview: What does prothrombin mean? 

PROTHROMBIN (noun)
  The noun PROTHROMBIN has 1 sense:

1. a protein in blood plasma that is the inactive precursor of thrombin

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


 Dictionary entry details 


PROTHROMBIN (noun)


Sense 1prothrombin [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A protein in blood plasma that is the inactive precursor of thrombin

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

factor II; prothrombin

Hypernyms ("prothrombin" 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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