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defibrinate

[dee-fahy-bruh-neyt] /diˈfaɪ brəˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), defibrinated, defibrinating. Medicine/Medical.
1.
to remove fibrin from (blood).
Origin of defibrinate
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; de- + fibrin + -ate1
Related forms
defibrination, noun
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  • I should say there is no doubt that it had been artificially treated—probably by defibrination.

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defibrination de·fi·bri·na·tion (dē-fī'brə-nā'shən, -fĭb'rə-)
n.
The removal of fibrin from blood.


de·fi'bri·nate' v.
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