cryofibrinogen

[ krī′ō-fī-brĭnə-jən ]

n.

An abnormal type of fibrinogen that precipitates upon cooling, but redissolves when warmed to room temperature; it is rarely found in human plasma.

Nearby words

  1. cryobiology,
  2. cryocable,
  3. cryocautery,
  4. cryoelectronics,
  5. cryoextraction,
  6. cryofibrinogenemia,
  7. cryogen,
  8. cryogenic,
  9. cryogenics,
  10. cryogenist


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