streptokinase

[strep-toh-kahy-neys, -neyz, -kin-eys, -eyz]
noun Pharmacology.
an enzyme used to dissolve blood clots.

Origin:
1945–50; strepto- + kinase

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streptokinase (ˌstrɛptəʊˈkaɪneɪs)
 
n
an enzyme produced by streptococci that causes the fibrin of certain animal species to undergo lysis

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streptokinase strep·to·kin·ase (strěp'tō-kĭn'ās, -āz, -kī'nās, -nāz)
n.
Abbr. SK
A proteolytic enzyme produced by hemolytic streptococci, capable of dissolving fibrin and used medically to dissolve blood clots.

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At the hospital, her arteries are opened with a clot-dissolving drug, streptokinase.
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