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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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According to the company, the human fibrinogen is mainly used to treat congenital fibrinogen reduction or deficiency and acquired fibrinogen deficiency associated with serious liver damage, cirrhosis, disseminated intravascular coagulation or coagulation disorder resulting from the lack of fibrinogen related to postpartum hemorrhage, major surgery, trauma, or acute bleeding.
Congenital dysfibrinogenemia is a hereditary disease characterized by qualitative fibrinogen deficiency, in spite of relatively normal quantity of serum fibrinogen antigen level.
Although the plasma fibrinogen level increased after replacement with fresh plasma in three days, one month later it was again low and we thought it to be a congenital fibrinogen deficiency.
Rarer diseases include fibrinogen deficiency, prothrombin (FII) deficiency, FV deficiency, combined FV and FVIII deficiency, FVII deficiency, FX deficiency, FXI deficiency and FXIII deficiency.
USPRwire, Sun Oct 18 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Fibrinogen Deficiency (Factor I Deficiency) - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Fibrinogen Deficiency (Factor I Deficiency)'s therapeutic pipeline.

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