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fibrinolysis

 [fi″brĭ-nol´ĭ-sis]
the dissolution of fibrin by enzymatic action. adj. adj fibrinolyt´ic.
Fibrinolysis. From Copstead, 1995.

fi·bri·nol·y·sis

(fī-bri-nol'i-sis), Avoid the mispronunciation fibronoly'sis.
1. Hydrolysis of fibrin.
2. The process of dissolution of fibrin in blood clots.
[fibrino- + G. lysis, dissolution]

fibrinolysis

(fī′brə-nŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. fibrinoly·ses (-sēz′)
The breakdown of fibrin, usually by the enzymatic action of plasmin.

fi′bri·no·lyt′ic (-nə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.

fi·bri·nol·y·sis

(fī'bri-nol'i-sis)
Hydrolysis of fibrin.
[fibrino- + G. lysis, dissolution]

fibrinolysis

The use of drugs to dissolve blood clots in the circulation. Enzymes such as streptokinase or urokinase, which break down FIBRIN, are used. A combination of fibrinolysis and aspirin, given soon after a coronary attack, greatly improves the chances of survival.

Fibrinolysis

The clot dissolving portion of the coagulation process.
Mentioned in: Fibrin Split Products

fi·bri·nol·y·sis

(fī'bri-nol'i-sis)
Hydrolysis of fibrin.
[fibrino- + G. lysis, dissolution]
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D-dimers were measured to determine whether edaravone attenuates the inhibition of alteplase-induced fibrinolysis by [H.sub.2][O.sub.2].
These mechanisms may involve the lack of physical stabilization of fibrin, the enhanced sensitivity to fibrinolysis, and/or even other mechanisms.