noun, plural fi·bri·nol·y·ses [fahy-bruh-nol-uh-seez] /ˌfaɪ brəˈnɒl əˌsiz/. Biochemistry.
the disintegration or dissolution of fibrin, especially by enzymatic action.
Origin of fibrinolysis
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Fibrinolytic and coagulent activities of certain snake venoms and proteases.
the breakdown of fibrin in blood clots, esp by enzymes
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n. pl. fi•bri•nol•y•ses (-sēz′)
The breakdown of fibrin, usually by the enzymatic action of plasmin.
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