fibrinogen


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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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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.
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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.
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