fibrin

noun
fi·​brin | \ ˈfī-brən How to pronounce fibrin (audio) \

Definition of fibrin

: a white insoluble fibrous protein formed from fibrinogen by the action of thrombin especially in the clotting of blood

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Other Words from fibrin

fibrinous \ ˈfī-​brə-​nəs How to pronounce fibrinous (audio) \ adjective

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Recent Examples on the Web These materials include collagen—the most abundant protein in the dermis, or middle layer of the skin—and fibrin, a protein needed for wound healing. Emily Matchar, Smithsonian, "This Handheld Device Could Print New Skin Onto Burn Victims," 30 May 2018

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First Known Use of fibrin

1800, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fibrin was in 1800

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“Fibrin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fibrin. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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fibrin

noun
fi·​brin | \ ˈfī-brən How to pronounce fibrin (audio) \

Medical Definition of fibrin

: a white insoluble fibrous protein formed from fibrinogen by the action of thrombin especially in the clotting of blood

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