Fibrinogen



[fahy-brin-uh-juh n] /faɪˈbrɪn ə dʒən/

noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a globulin occurring in blood and yielding fibrin in blood coagulation.
/fɪˈbrɪnədʒən/
noun
1.
a soluble protein, a globulin, in blood plasma, converted to fibrin by the action of the enzyme thrombin when blood clots

fibrinogen fi·brin·o·gen (fī-brĭn’ə-jən)
n.
A protein in the blood plasma that is essential for the coagulation of blood and is converted to fibrin by thrombin and ionized calcium. Also called factor I.
fibrinogen
(fī-brĭn’ə-jən)
A protein in the blood plasma that is essential for the coagulation of blood. It is converted to fibrin by the action of thrombin in the presence of calcium ions.

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