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fibrinolysin

[fahy-bruh-nol-uh-sin]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. a proteolytic enzyme, formed in the blood from plasminogen, that causes the breakdown of the fibrin in blood clots.
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Origin of fibrinolysin

First recorded in 1910–15; fibrino- + lysin
Also called plasmin.
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fibrinolysin in Medicine

fibrinolysin

(fī′brə-nŏlĭ-sĭn)
n.
  1. plasmin