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throm·bin

 (thrŏm′bĭn)
n.
A protease in blood that facilitates blood clotting by converting fibrinogen to fibrin.
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thrombin

(ˈθrɒmbɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem an enzyme that acts on fibrinogen in blood causing it to clot
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throm•bin

(ˈθrɒm bɪn)

n.
an enzyme of the blood plasma that catalyzes the conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin, the last step of the blood-clotting process.
[1895–1900; thromb (us) + -in1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thrombin - an enzyme that acts on fibrinogen in blood causing it to clot
coagulase - an enzyme that induces coagulation
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Translations

throm·bin

n. trombina, enzima presente en la sangre extravasada que cataliza en la conversión de fibrinógeno en fibrina.
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In the third phase (propagation phase) activated factors on catalytic platelet surfaces activate prothrombin (factor II) resulting in a massive generation of thrombin (factor IIa).
Unfortunately, there are no FDA approved or licensed antidotes for the Factor IIa or Factor Xa oral anticoagulants at this time.
The advent of newer agents like Dabigatran, direct factor IIa (thrombin) inhibitor and Apixaban and Rivaroxaban, Factor Xa inhibitors may make this a little easier.