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fi·brin·o·gen

 (fī-brĭn′ə-jən)
n.
A protein in the blood plasma that is essential for the coagulation of blood and is converted to fibrin by the action of thrombin in the presence of ionized calcium.

fi′bri·nog′e·nous (fī′brə-nŏj′ə-nəs) adj.
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fibrinogen

(fɪˈbrɪnədʒən)
n
(Physiology) a soluble protein, a globulin, in blood plasma, converted to fibrin by the action of the enzyme thrombin when blood clots
fibrinogenic, fibrinogenous adj
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fi•brin•o•gen

(faɪˈbrɪn ə dʒən)

n.
a globulin occurring in blood and yielding fibrin in blood coagulation.
[1870–75; fibrin + -o- + -gen]
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fibrinogen

A soluble protein in blood, converted to insoluble fibrin by the enzyme thrombin which thus triggers clotting.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fibrinogen - a protein present in blood plasma; converts to fibrin when blood clots
clotting factor, coagulation factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
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Translations

fi·brin·o·gen

n. fibrinógeno.
1. proteína presente en el plasma sanguíneo que se convierte en fibrina en el proceso de coagulación;
2. el Factor I.
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fibrinogen

n fibrinógeno
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A new study shows that the blood-clotting protein fibrinogen may hold the key as to why this happens.
A recent study shows that the blood-clotting protein fibrinogen may hold the key as to why some patients who undergo a liver resection, a surgery that removes a diseased portion of the organ, end up needing a transplant because the renewal process doesn't work.
Stent implantation causes immediate biological response of protein, fibrinogen and blood cell deposition between stent struts and proliferation of granulation tissue and vascular smooth muscle cells (2).
Swissmedic, the Swiss surveillance authority for medicines and medical devices, has approved the marketing authorisation for Switzerland-based Octapharma's new fibrinogen concentrate product, fibryga, intended for the treatment of congenital and acquired fibrinogen deficiencies, it was reported yesterday.
Correlations of such levels with age, gender, blood lipid, Intima-Media Thickness (IMT), fibrinogen and degree of neurological deficits were analyzed.
Blood samples from a consenting healthy volunteer meeting the inclusion criteria were collected in BD vacutainer heparin tubes (Vacutainer 367871, Mexico DF, Mexico) for hemolysis assays, and in BD Vacutainer EDTA tubes (Vacutainer 368171) for fibrinogen quantification assays.To maintain homogeneity, 3 mL of blood was collected for all samples.
The researchers found that history of cancer was associated with higher fibrinogen concentration, von Willebrand factor (vWf), and antithrombin activity, independent of CVRFs and cardiovascular disease (CVD).
DM is associated with elevated fibrinogen, increased thromboxane A2, reduced platelet nitric oxide synthesis, as well as increased plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) release from platelets leading to inhibition of thrombolysis [7-11].
Fibrinogen, as one of hemostatic and inflammatory markers, is present in diabetic patients and has generated considerable attention.

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