fibrinogen

[fahy-brin-uh-juh n]

Origin of fibrinogen

First recorded in 1870–75; fibrino- + -gen
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British Dictionary definitions for fibrinogen

fibrinogen

noun
  1. a soluble protein, a globulin, in blood plasma, converted to fibrin by the action of the enzyme thrombin when blood clots
Derived Formsfibrinogenic (ˌfaɪbrɪnəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) or fibrinogenous (ˌfaɪbrɪˈnɒdʒənəs), adjective
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fibrinogen in Medicine

fibrinogen

[fī-brĭnə-jən]
n.
  1. A protein in the blood plasma that is essential for the coagulation of blood and is converted to fibrin by thrombin and ionized calcium.factor I
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fibrinogen in Science

fibrinogen

[fī-brĭnə-jən]
  1. A protein in the blood plasma that is essential for the coagulation of blood. It is converted to fibrin by the action of thrombin in the presence of calcium ions.
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