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An elastic, insoluble, whitish protein produced by the action of thrombin on fibrinogen and forming an interlacing fibrous network in the coagulation of blood.
(Physiology) a white insoluble elastic protein formed from fibrinogen when blood clots: forms a network that traps red cells and platelets
1. the insoluble protein end product of blood coagulation, formed from fibrinogen by the action of thrombin.
A fibrous protein produced in response to bleeding that is the main component of blood clotting.
A fibrous protein providing the framework on which blood clots form.
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|Noun||1.||fibrin - a white insoluble fibrous protein formed by the action of thrombin on fibrinogen when blood clots; it forms a network that traps red cells and platelets|
protein - any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes; "a diet high in protein"
n. fibrina, proteína insoluble indispensable en la coagulación de la sangre.