Definition of Fibrinase

1. Noun. In the clotting of blood thrombin catalyzes factor XIII into its active form (fibrinase) which causes fibrin to form a stable clot.

Exact synonyms: Factor Xiii
Generic synonyms: Clotting Factor, Coagulation Factor



Medical Definition of Fibrinase

1. 1. Former term for factor XIII. Synonym: plasmin. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibrinase

fibrilloflutter
fibrillogenesis
fibrillogenic
fibrillose
fibrillous
fibrils
fibrin
fibrin-stabilizing factor
fibrin calculus
fibrin degradation products
fibrin destabilase
fibrin fibrinogen degradation products
fibrin foam
fibrin thrombus
fibrin tissue adhesive
fibrinase (current term)
fibrination
fibrinations
fibrine
fibrino-
fibrinocellular
fibrinogen
fibrinogen-fibrin conversion syndrome
fibrinogenaemia
fibrinogenase
fibrinogenesis
fibrinogenic
fibrinogenolysis
fibrinogenopenia
fibrinogenous

Literary usage of Fibrinase

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1. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"... (including lab-ferment and fibrinase). Pasteur's theory has survived all attack, but living ferments are not directly' essential; the process is enzymic ..."

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