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throm·bin

 (thrŏm′bĭn)
n.
A protease in blood that facilitates blood clotting by converting fibrinogen to fibrin.

thrombin

(ˈθrɒmbɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem an enzyme that acts on fibrinogen in blood causing it to clot

throm•bin

(ˈθrɒm bɪn)

n.
an enzyme of the blood plasma that catalyzes the conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin, the last step of the blood-clotting process.
[1895–1900; thromb (us) + -in1]
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Noun1.thrombin - an enzyme that acts on fibrinogen in blood causing it to clot
coagulase - an enzyme that induces coagulation
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throm·bin

n. trombina, enzima presente en la sangre extravasada que cataliza en la conversión de fibrinógeno en fibrina.
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