fibrinopeptide

noun

fi·​bri·​no·​pep·​tide ˌfī-brə-nō-ˈpep-ˌtīd How to pronounce fibrinopeptide (audio)
: any of the vertebrate polypeptides that are cleaved from fibrinogen by thrombin during clot formation

Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fibrinopeptide was in 1960

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“Fibrinopeptide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fibrinopeptide. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

fibrinopeptide

noun
fi·​bri·​no·​pep·​tide -ˈpep-ˌtīd How to pronounce fibrinopeptide (audio)
: any of the vertebrate polypeptides that are cleaved from fibrinogen by thrombin during blood clot formation

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