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defibrinate

[dee-fahy-bruh-neyt]
verb (used with object), de·fi·bri·nat·ed, de·fi·bri·nat·ing. Medicine/Medical.
  1. to remove fibrin from (blood).
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Origin of defibrinate

First recorded in 1835–45; de- + fibrin + -ate1
Related formsde·fi·bri·na·tion, noun
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Historical Examples of defibrinate

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

    Dracula

    Bram Stoker