defibrinate


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defibrinate

(diːˈfaɪbrɪˌneɪt)
vb (tr)
(Biochemistry) to divest of fibrin or the protein formed in blood during clotting
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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.
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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"
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Van Helsing, turning to me, said, "He is so young and strong, and of blood so pure that we need not defibrinate it."