fibrinolysis

noun
fi·​bri·​no·​ly·​sis | \ ˌfī-brə-nə-ˈlī-səs How to pronounce fibrinolysis (audio) , -brə-ˈnä-lə-səs How to pronounce fibrinolysis (audio) \

Definition of fibrinolysis

: the usually enzymatic breakdown of fibrin

Other Words from fibrinolysis

fibrinolytic \ ˌfī-​brə-​nə-​ˈli-​tik How to pronounce fibrinolytic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of fibrinolysis

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fibrinolysis

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“Fibrinolysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fibrinolysis. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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fibrinolysis

noun
fi·​bri·​no·​ly·​sis | \ -ˈī-səs How to pronounce fibrinolysis (audio) , -brə-ˈnäl-ə-səs How to pronounce fibrinolysis (audio) \
plural fibrinolyses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce fibrinolyses (audio) \

Medical Definition of fibrinolysis

: the usually enzymatic breakdown of fibrin

Other Words from fibrinolysis

fibrinolytic \ -​brən-​ᵊl-​ˈit-​ik How to pronounce fibrinolytic (audio) \ adjective

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