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fibronectin

noun fi·bro·nec·tin \ˌfī-brə-ˈnek-tən\

Definition of FIBRONECTIN

:  any of a group of glycoproteins of cell surfaces, blood plasma, and connective tissue that promote cellular adhesion and migration

Origin of FIBRONECTIN

fibr- + Latin nectere to tie, bind + English -in
First Known Use: 1976

fibronectin

noun fi·bro·nec·tin \ˌfī-brə-ˈnek-tən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FIBRONECTIN

:  any of a group of glycoproteins of cell surfaces, blood plasma, and connective tissue that promote cellular adhesion and migration

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