[ fahy-bruh-nol-uh-sin ]
/ ˌfaɪ brəˈnɒl ə sɪn /
a proteolytic enzyme, formed in the blood from plasminogen, that causes the breakdown of the fibrin in blood clots.
Also called plasmin.
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Medicine definitions for fibrinolysin
[ fī′brə-nŏl′ĭ-sĭn ]
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