fibrinoid

[ fahy-bruh-noid, fib-ruh- ]

adjective
  1. having the characteristics of fibrin.

noun
  1. an acellular homogenous protein resembling fibrin, present in the maturing placenta and in certain diseased blood vessels and connective tissues.

Origin of fibrinoid

1
First recorded in 1905–10; fibrin + -oid

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