fibrinase


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fi·brin·ase

(fī'brin-ās),
1. Former term for factor XIII.
2. Synonym(s): plasmin

fibrinase.

fi·brin·ase

(fī'brin-ās)
1. Former term for factor XIII.
2. Synonym(s): plasmin.

fibrinase

Factor XIII, an enzyme in the blood coagulation cascade that catalyzes the formation of side links between fibrin molecules so as to create a mesh of polymerized FIBRIN that stabilizes the blood clot. Fibrinase is also known as the fibrin-stabilizing factor. See also Factor VIII, IX, XII.

fi·brin·ase

(fī'brin-ās)
1. Former term for factor XIII.
2. Synonym(s): plasmin.
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