defibrinate

verb de·fi·brin·ate \ (ˌ)dē-ˈfi-brə-ˌnāt , -ˈfī- \

Definition of defibrinate

defibrinated; defibrinating
transitive verb
: to remove fibrin from (blood)

defibrination

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌfi-brə-ˈnā-shən, -ˌfī-\ noun

First Known Use of defibrinate

1845


Medical Dictionary

defibrinate

transitive verb de·fi·brin·ate \ (ˈ)dē-ˈfib-rə-ˌnāt , -ˈfīb- \

medical Definition of defibrinate

defibrinated; defibrinating
: to remove fibrin from (blood)

defibrination

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌfib-rə-ˈnā-shən, -ˌfīb-\ noun

Learn More about defibrinate


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up defibrinate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

ditzy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!