defibrination


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defibrination

 [de-fi″brĭ-na´shun]
the destruction or removal of fibrin, as from the blood.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

de·fi·bri·na·tion

(dē-fī'bri-nā'shŭn),
Removal of fibrin from the blood, usually by means of constant agitation while the blood is collected in a container with glass beads or chips.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

de·fi·bri·na·tion

(dē-fī'bri-nā'shŭn)
Removal of fibrin from the blood, usually by means of constant agitation while the blood is collected in a container with glass beads or chips.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

defibrination

The removal of fibrin. Defibrination of blood can be achieved by stirring it with a solid rod. This is done to prevent coagulation.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Cardiac compressions, defibrination, and more drugs brought the patient's heart rate back to normal.
Defibrination syndrome in a newborn, and its treatment with exchange transfusion.
More recently, the chromogenic substrate was replaced by a fluorogenic one (6), thus allowing the TGT to be run without defibrination in not only platelet-free but also platelet-rich plasma, a possibility that had not been feasible until then because of the turbidity of the testing mixture.
The important exception follows bites by the boomslang, a slender, often arboreal, snake that causes significant coagulopathy, including internal and external haemorrhage, defibrination, thrombocytopenia, and wide-spread ecchymoses over a period of days (rather than hours).
Complexing of tissue plasminogen activator with PAI-1, a2-macroglobulin, and C1-inhibitor: studies in patients with defibrination and a fibrinolytic state after electroshock or complicated labor.