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plasmin

[plaz-min] /ˈplæz mɪn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
fibrinolysin (def 1).
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; plasm- + -in2
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  • Both drugs exploit the body's limited ability to break up clots by boosting levels of plasmin, a clot-busting protein.
British Dictionary definitions for plasmin

plasmin

/ˈplæzmɪn/
noun
1.
a proteolytic enzyme that causes fibrinolysis in blood clots
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plasmin in Medicine

plasmin plas·min (plāz'mĭn)
n.
An enzyme that hydrolyzes peptides and esters of arginine and histidine and converts fibrin to soluble products. Also called fibrinase, fibrinolysin.

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