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[fahy-bruh-nol-uh-sis] /ˌfaɪ brəˈnɒl ə sɪs/

noun, plural fibrinolyses
[fahy-bruh-nol-uh-seez] /ˌfaɪ brəˈnɒl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA). Biochemistry.
the disintegration or dissolution of fibrin, especially by enzymatic action.
the breakdown of fibrin in blood clots, esp by enzymes

fibrinolysis 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.


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