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transglutaminase

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noun trans·glu·ta·min·ase \-ˈglüt-ə-mə-ˌnās, -glü-ˈtam-ə-ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of transglutaminase

  1. :  a clotting factor that is a variant of factor XIII and that promotes the formation of cross-links between strands of fibrin




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