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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.

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

fi•brin•o•gen

(faɪˈbrɪn ə dʒən)

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

fibrinogen

A soluble protein in blood, converted to insoluble fibrin by the enzyme thrombin which thus triggers clotting.
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
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.

fibrinogen

n fibrinógeno
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