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Related to fibrinolytic mechanism: fibrinolytic activity, clot lysis, primary fibrinolysis


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.
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a. fibrinolítico-a, rel. a la desintegración de fibrina.
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adj & n fibrinolítico
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In addition, proteins which inhibit coagulation and the elements of the fibrinolytic mechanism are also produced in the liver.
Normally, these adhesions are attenuated by fibrinolytic mechanisms within three days.
The balance can be disrupted when pro-coagulant stimuli overwhelm anticoagulant or fibrinolytic mechanisms. In these circumstances, pharmacological intervention may be necessary.