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streptokinase

 [strep″to-ki´nās]
an enzyme produced by streptococci that catalyzes the conversion of plasminogen to plasmin. It is administered intravenously as a thrombolytic agent in the treatment of acute coronary arterial thrombosis, acute pulmonary embolism, deep venous thrombosis, and acute arterial thromboembolism or thrombosis. It is also used to clear obstructed arteriovenous cannulae. Detailed and skilled control is required in its use in order to avoid hemorrhage. It also can produce severe antigenic reactions upon readministration. See also anticoagulant.
streptokinase-streptodornase a mixture of enzymes elaborated by hemolytic streptococci; used as a proteolytic and fibrinolytic agent.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

strep·to·ki·nase-strep·to·dor·nase

(strep'tō-kī'nās strep'tō-dōr'nās),
A purified mixture containing streptokinase, streptodornase, and other proteolytic enzymes; used by topical application or by injection into body cavities to remove clotted blood and fibrinous and purulent accumulations of exudate; thus, used in the removal of clots.
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strep·to·ki·nase-strep·to·dor·nase

(strep'tō-kī'nās-strep'tō-dōr'nās)
A purified mixture containing streptokinase, streptodornase, and other proteolytic enzymes; used by topical application or by injection into body cavities to remove clotted blood and fibrinous and purulent accumulations of exudate; thus, used in the removal of clots.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

strep·to·ki·nase-strep·to·dor·nase

( strep'tō-kī'nās-strep'tō-dōr'nās)
Purified mixture of streptokinase, streptodornase, and other proteolytic enzymes; used by topical application or by injection into body cavities to remove clotted blood and fibrinous and purulent accumulations of exudate.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012