[plaz-min-uh-juh n, -jen]
- the blood substance that when activated forms plasmin.
Origin of plasminogen
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- biochem a zymogen found in blood that gives rise to plasmin on activation
- The inactive precursor to plasmin that is found in body fluids and blood plasma.profibrinolysin
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