fibrinolyses

fibrinolysis

[fahy-bruh-nol-uh-sis]
noun, plural fibrinolyses [fahy-bruh-nol-uh-seez] . Biochemistry.
the disintegration or dissolution of fibrin, especially by enzymatic action.

Origin:
1905–10; fibrino- + -lysis

fibrinolytic [fahy-bruh-noh-lit-ik, fahy-brin-l-it-] , adjective
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fibrinolysis (ˌfɪbrɪˈnɒlɪsɪs)
 
n
the breakdown of fibrin in blood clots, esp by enzymes
 
fibrinolytic
 
adj

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fibrinolysis fi·bri·nol·y·sis (fī'brə-nŏl'ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. fi·bri·nol·y·ses (-sēz')
The breakdown of fibrin, usually by the enzymatic action of plasmin.


fi'bri·no·lyt'ic (-nə-lĭt'ĭk) adj.
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