fibrinopeptide fi·bri·no·pep·tide (fī’brə-nō-pěp’tīd’)
Either of two peptides released from fibrinogen by thrombin.
[fahy-brin] /ˈfaɪ brɪn/ noun 1. the insoluble protein end product of blood coagulation, formed from fibrinogen by the action of thrombin in the presence of calcium ions. 2. Botany. a fibrinlike substance found in some plants; gluten. /ˈfɪbrɪnəs/ adjective 1. of, containing, or resembling fibrin /ˈfɪbrɪn/ noun 1. a white insoluble elastic protein formed from […]
fibrinopurulent fi·bri·no·pu·ru·lent (fī’brə-nō-pyur’ə-lənt, -pyur’yə-) adj. Relating to pus or suppurative exudate that contains a relatively large amount of fibrin.
- Fibrinous bronchitis
fibrinous bronchitis n. Inflammation of the bronchial mucous membrane, accompanied by a fibrinous exudation. Also called pseudomembranous bronchitis.
- Fibrinous cataract
fibrinous cataract n. See fibroid cataract.