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.
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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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Secondary fibrinolysis occurs as a result of activation of coagulation and thrombin generation, which stimulates endothelium to produce increased amount of tissue plasminogen activator which in turn cause increased fibrinolysis.
DIC is characterized by aberrant activation of the coagulation cascade leading to initial hypercoagulability, then progressing to a secondary hypocoagulable state resulting from consumptive coagulopathy and secondary fibrinolysis. In patients with cancer, DIC can be proximately related to altered levels of various mediators of hemostasis (procoagulants, cytokines, and fibrinolytic mediators), in addition to tumor-related endothelial cell alterations and systemic depressions in hemostatic defenses [1].
In contrast to the non-activated sample, the secondary fibrinolysis pattern was found in the kaolin-activated sample (Figure 1).