EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN noun . Biochemistry a lipoprotein in the blood that converts prothrombin to thrombin. . Pharmacology a commercial form of this substance, obtained from the brains of cattle, used chiefly as a local hemostatic and as a laboratory reagent in blood prothrombin tests.
throm·bo·ki·nase [throm-boh- kahy-neys, - kin-eys] /ˌθrɒm boʊˈkaɪ neɪs, -ˈkɪn eɪs/
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Hence the question arises, whence are derived thrombogen and
The plasma collected from such blood is found to contain thrombogen but no
If plasma containing thrombogen but no
thrombokinase be treated with a saline extract of any tissues it will soon clot. British Dictionary definitions for thrombokinase noun any of a group of substances that are liberated from damaged blood platelets and other tissues and convert prothrombin to thrombin Also called: thrombokinase
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thrombokinase in Medicine thrombokinase [thrŏm′bō-kī ′nās, -nāz] thromboplastin [thrŏm′bō-plăs ′tĭk] n. A plasma protein present in tissues, platelets, and white blood cells necessary for the coagulation of blood and, in the presence of calcium ions, necessary for the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin. factor III platelet tissue factor thrombokinase
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