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defibrinate

[ dee-fahy-bruh-neyt ]
/ di藞fa瑟 br蓹藢ne瑟t /
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verb (used with object), de路fi路bri路nat路ed, de路fi路bri路nat路ing.Medicine/Medical.
to remove fibrin from (blood).
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Origin of defibrinate

First recorded in 1835鈥45; de- + fibrin + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM defibrinate

de路fi路bri路na路tion, noun
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How to use defibrinate in a sentence

  • He is so young and strong and of blood so pure that we need not defibrinate it.

    Dracula|Bram Stoker
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