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fibrillar
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fibrinogen definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a protein present in blood plasma; converts to fibrin when blood clots [syn: fibrinogen, factor I]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1872 a plasma protein that is produced in the liver and is converted into fibrin during blood clot formation

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a soluble blood-plasma protein which produces fibrin when acted upon by the enzyme thrombin.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fibrinogen Fi*brin"o*gen, n. [Fibrin + -gen.] (Physiol. Chem.) An albuminous substance existing in the blood, and in other animal fluids, which either alone or with fibrinoplastin or paraglobulin forms fibrin, and thus causes coagulation.



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