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plasminogen

[plaz-min-uh-juh n, -jen] /plæzˈmɪn ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
the blood substance that when activated forms plasmin.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; plasmin + -o- + -gen
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British Dictionary definitions for plasminogen

plasminogen

/plæzˈmɪnədʒən/
noun
1.
(biochem) a zymogen found in blood that gives rise to plasmin on activation
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plasminogen in Medicine

plasminogen plas·min·o·gen (plāz-mĭn'ə-jən)
n.
The inactive precursor to plasmin that is found in body fluids and blood plasma. Also called profibrinolysin.

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