prothrombinase

[ prō-thrŏmbə-nās′, -nāz′ ]

n.

An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of prothrombin to thrombin.factor X Stuart factor

Nearby words

  1. prothoracic gland,
  2. prothorax,
  3. prothrombin,
  4. prothrombin accelerator,
  5. prothrombin test,
  6. protist,
  7. protista,
  8. protistan,
  9. protistology,
  10. protium


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