defibrinate


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defibrinate

(diːˈfaɪbrɪˌneɪt)
vb (tr)
(Biochemistry) to divest of fibrin or the protein formed in blood during clotting

de•fi•bri•nate

(diˈfaɪ brəˌneɪt)

v.t. -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
to remove fibrin from (blood).
[1835–45]
de•fi`bri•na′tion, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.defibrinate - remove fibrin from (blood)
get rid of, remove - dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
References in classic literature ?
Van Helsing, turning to me, said, "He is so young and strong, and of blood so pure that we need not defibrinate it.
To defibrinate blood, technicians must shake the samples in a glass jar filled with hundreds of tiny glass beads constantly during and after the donation.