plasmin

[plaz-min]

Origin of plasmin

First recorded in 1865–70; plasm- + -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for plasmin

plasmin

noun
  1. a proteolytic enzyme that causes fibrinolysis in blood clots
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plasmin in Medicine

plasmin

[plăzmĭn]
n.
  1. An enzyme that hydrolyzes peptides and esters of arginine and histidine and converts fibrin to soluble products.fibrinase fibrinolysin
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