Medical Definition of Fibrin-stabilizing factor

1. Fibrin stabilizing factor. It is a glycoprotein activated by thrombin in the presence of calcium to form factor xiiia. Factor xiii is found evenly distributed between plasma and platelets. Its function is to stabilise the formation of the fibrin polymer (clot) which culminates the coagulation cascade. Chemical name: Blood-coagulation factor XIII (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibrin-stabilizing Factor

fibrillation
fibrillation threshold
fibrillations
fibrillatory
fibrillatory waves
fibrillin
fibrillins
fibrillization
fibrilloflutter
fibrillogenesis
fibrillogenic
fibrillose
fibrillous
fibrils
fibrin
fibrin-stabilizing factor (current term)
fibrin calculus
fibrin degradation products
fibrin destabilase
fibrin fibrinogen degradation products
fibrin foam
fibrin thrombus
fibrin tissue adhesive
fibrinase
fibrination
fibrinations
fibrine
fibrino-
fibrinocellular
fibrinogen

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