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fibrinolysin

[fahy-bruh-nol-uh-sin] /ˌfaɪ brəˈnɒl ə sɪn/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a proteolytic enzyme, formed in the blood from plasminogen, that causes the breakdown of the fibrin in blood clots.
Also called plasmin.
Origin of fibrinolysin
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15; fibrino- + lysin
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fibrinolysin in Medicine

fibrinolysin fi·bri·nol·y·sin (fī'brə-nŏl'ĭ-sĭn)
n.
See plasmin.

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