fibrinogen


fi·brin·o·gen

noun \fī-ˈbri-nə-jən\

Definition of FIBRINOGEN

:  a plasma protein that is produced in the liver and is converted into fibrin during blood clot formation

Origin of FIBRINOGEN

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1872

fi·brin·o·gen

noun \fī-ˈbrin-ə-jən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FIBRINOGEN

: a plasma protein that is produced in the liver and is converted into fibrin during blood clot formation

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