fibrinolysis


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fi·bri·nol·y·sis

 (fī′brə-nŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. fi·bri·nol·y·ses (-sēz′)
The breakdown of fibrin, usually by the enzymatic action of plasmin.

fi′bri·no·lyt′ic (-nə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.

fibrinolysis

(ˌfɪbrɪˈnɒlɪsɪs)
n
(Physiology) the breakdown of fibrin in blood clots, esp by enzymes
fibrinolytic adj

fi•bri•nol•y•sis

(ˌfaɪ brəˈnɒl ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
the disintegration or dissolution of fibrin, esp. by enzymatic action.
[1905–10; fibrin + -o- + -lysis]
fi•bri•no•lyt•ic (ˌfaɪ brə nlˈɪt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fibrinolysis - a normal ongoing process that dissolves fibrin and results in the removal of small blood clots; "drugs causing fibrinolysis have been utilized therapeutically"
dissolution, disintegration - separation into component parts
Translations

fi·bri·nol·y·sis

n. fibrinólisis, disolución de fibrina por la acción de enzimas;
primary ______ primaria;
therapeutic ______ terapéutica.

fibrinolysis

n fibrinolisis f, fibrinólisis f
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Moreover, increased prothrombin levels leads to an increase in a protein called thrombin-activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor (TAFI), which is an inhibitor of the fibrinolysis.
D-dimers, fragments of crosslinked fibrin, are present in high levels when fibrinolysis (clot digestion) processes have recently occurred, and they indicate a "smoking gun" for active clotting (and concomitant clot digestion) processes in the patient.
5 Some of these mutations affect fibrinolysis, some affect fibrinogen polymerization, some affect fibrinogen-fibrin structure, and some remain unknown.
It is interesting that coagulation from clotting factors/platelets and fibrinolysis are constantly balancing each other automatically.
primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) or fibrinolysis, while simultaneously initiating essential adjunct therpies and monitoring (Fig.
Even though tranexamic acid is already registered in Malaysia as a poison B prescription drug, the approved indications are for hemorrhage associated with excessive fibrinolysis and abnormal bleeding.
24) A study on black-headed vultures (Coragyps atratus) indicated that coagulation and fibrinolysis is activated simultaneously in that species, as in other vertebrates, (9) whereas an early study of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) reported that spontaneous but delayed fibrinolysis takes place (25) and suggested that the activity of avian antiplasmin is equal to that of human antiplasmin.
Controlled exposure to diesel exhaust, a component of ambient PM, has been shown to affect fibrinolysis (Mills et al.
A single-dose of nattokinase, as NSK-SD from Japan Bio Science Laboratory, appears to enhance fibrinolysis and anticoagulation via several pathways simultaneously, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.
The mechanism of coronary atherosclerosis is likely to be complex especially in a diabetic setting, involving overactive thrombotic pathways, [sup][3],[4] reduced fibrinolysis, and chronic inflammatory response, [sup][21] in addition to other abnormal biochemical and cellular alterations.
Coagulation and fibrinolysis are in constant equilibrium to maintain hemostasis and vessel patency.