streptokinase


strep·to·ki·nase

noun \ˌstrep-tō-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Definition of STREPTOKINASE

:  a proteolytic enzyme produced by hemolytic streptococci that promotes the dissolution of blood clots by activating plasminogen to produce plasmin

First Known Use of STREPTOKINASE

1944

strep·to·ki·nase

noun \ˌstrep-tō-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STREPTOKINASE

: a proteolytic enzyme produced by hemolytic streptococci that promotes the dissolution of blood clots by activating plasminogen to produce plasmin—see varidase

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