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Related to fibrinolysin: fibrinogen, hyaluronidase, plasmin, streptokinase




an enzyme which inactivates fibrin, sometimes used to assist the healing of minor wounds or burns


(ˈplæz mɪn)

an enzyme in the blood that dissolves blood clots by breaking down fibrin. Also called fibrinolysin.
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Noun1.fibrinolysin - an enzyme that dissolves the fibrin of blood clots
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
plasminogen - an inactive form of plasmin that occurs in plasma and is converted to plasmin by organic solvents
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Thrombolysis with fibrinolysin in cerebral arterial occlusion.
This shows deficiency of plasmin-mediated extracellular fibrinolysin (1.
A control group, to which the vehicle was administered, was used: while fibrinolysin (Fibrase SA(R)) was administered for positive control purposes.