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fibrin

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noun fi·brin \ˈfī-brən\

Definition of fibrin

  1. :  a white insoluble fibrous protein formed from fibrinogen by the action of thrombin especially in the clotting of blood

fibrinous

play \-brə-nəs\ adjective


1800

First Known Use of fibrin

1800


Medical Dictionary

fibrin

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noun fi·brin \ˈfī-brən\

Medical Definition of fibrin

  1. :  a white insoluble fibrous protein formed from fibrinogen by the action of thrombin especially in the clotting of blood




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of fibrin Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about fibrin


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