fibrinolysis

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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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The increase in tPA level suggests that the supplementation with OO may activate the fibrinolysis system that protects against thrombosis induced by CAP exposure.
Since the patented technology used in Biopool's Stabilyte tubes stabilizes numerous components of the blood fibrinolysis system, we believe there is significant potential for increased use of Biopool's new blood collection tubes as fibrinolysis testing becomes more widespread.
Neuprex treatment also markedly reduced endotoxin-induced activation of the coagulation and fibrinolysis systems.