plasminogen

[plaz-min-uh-juh n, -jen]

Origin of plasminogen

First recorded in 1940–45; plasmin + -o- + -gen
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British Dictionary definitions for plasminogen

plasminogen

noun
  1. biochem a zymogen found in blood that gives rise to plasmin on activation
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plasminogen in Medicine

plasminogen

[plăz-mĭnə-jən]
n.
  1. The inactive precursor to plasmin that is found in body fluids and blood plasma.profibrinolysin
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