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fi·brin

 (fī′brĭn)
n.
An elastic, insoluble, whitish protein produced by the action of thrombin on fibrinogen and forming an interlacing fibrous network in the coagulation of blood.

fi′brin·ous adj.

fibrin

(ˈfɪbrɪn)
n
(Physiology) a white insoluble elastic protein formed from fibrinogen when blood clots: forms a network that traps red cells and platelets

fi•brin

(ˈfaɪ brɪn)

n.
1. the insoluble protein end product of blood coagulation, formed from fibrinogen by the action of thrombin.
2. gluten.
[1790–1800; fib(e)r + -in1]
fi′brin•ous, adj.

fi·brin

(fī′brĭn)
A fibrous protein produced in response to bleeding that is the main component of blood clotting.

fibrin

A fibrous protein providing the framework on which blood clots form.
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Noun1.fibrin - a white insoluble fibrous protein formed by the action of thrombin on fibrinogen when blood clotsfibrin - 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"
Translations

fi·brin

n. fibrina, proteína insoluble indispensable en la coagulación de la sangre.

fibrin

n fibrina
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