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An enzyme originally found in human urine that catalyzes the conversion of plasminogen to plasmin and is used in medicine to dissolve blood clots.
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(Biochemistry) a biochemical catalyst present in urine and the blood stream
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u•ro•ki•nase(ˌyʊər əˈkaɪ neɪs, -neɪz)
an enzyme, present in the blood and urine of mammals, that activates plasminogen and is used medicinally to dissolve blood clots.
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|Noun||1.||urokinase - protease produced in the kidney that converts plasminogen to plasmin and so initiates fibrinolysis|
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n. urocinasa, enzima presente en la orina que se emplea en la disolución de coágulos.
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urokinasen uroquinasa (INN), urokinasa or urocinasa
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