fibrinolysis

noun
fi·bri·no·ly·sis | \ˌfī-brə-nə-ˈlī-səs, -brə-ˈnä-lə-səs \

Definition of fibrinolysis 

: the usually enzymatic breakdown of fibrin

Other Words from fibrinolysis

fibrinolytic \ˌfī-brə-nə-ˈli-tik \ adjective

First Known Use of fibrinolysis

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fibrinolysis

New Latin

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fibrinolysis

noun
fi·bri·no·ly·sis | \-ˈī-səs, -brə-ˈnäl-ə-səs \
plural fibrinolyses\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of fibrinolysis 

: the usually enzymatic breakdown of fibrin

Other Words from fibrinolysis

fibrinolytic \-brən-ᵊl-ˈit-ik \ adjective

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