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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.

fibrinolysis

(ˌfɪbrɪˈnɒlɪsɪs)
n
(Physiology) the breakdown of fibrin in blood clots, esp by enzymes
fibrinolytic adj

fi•bri•nol•y•sis

(ˌfaɪ brəˈnɒl ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
the disintegration or dissolution of fibrin, esp. by enzymatic action.
[1905–10; fibrin + -o- + -lysis]
fi•bri•no•lyt•ic (ˌfaɪ brə nlˈɪt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fibrinolysis - a normal ongoing process that dissolves fibrin and results in the removal of small blood clots; "drugs causing fibrinolysis have been utilized therapeutically"
dissolution, disintegration - separation into component parts
Translations

fi·bri·nol·y·sis

n. fibrinólisis, disolución de fibrina por la acción de enzimas;
primary ______ primaria;
therapeutic ______ terapéutica.

fibrinolysis

n fibrinolisis f, fibrinólisis f
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Fibrinolytic agents such as tPA are also given to provide localized clot lysis in the coronary vasculature in order to clear nascent thrombus in the coronary arteries.
You will see commercial prospects for platelet aggregation inhibitors, anticoagulant treatments, fibrinolytic agents and their subgroups to 2021.
1% of patients (2 of 28) received fibrinolytic agents before percutaneous coronary intervention; the remainder underwent primary percutaneous coronary intervention.
With the advent of thrombolytic agents such as urokinase and recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), a series of promising experimental and clinical studies began to demonstrate the therapeutic benefit of intraventricular administration of fibrinolytic agents for the treatment of IVH.
And they were less likely to receive early therapy with aspirin, fibrinolytic agents, and [beta]-blockers, as recommended in national guidelines.