fibronectin

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noun fi·bro·nec·tin \ˌfī-brə-ˈnek-tən\

Definition of fibronectin

  1. :  any of a group of glycoproteins of cell surfaces, blood plasma, and connective tissue that promote cellular adhesion and migration

Origin and Etymology of fibronectin

fibr- + Latin nectere to tie, bind + English -in


First Known Use: 1976


Medical Dictionary

fibronectin

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noun fi·bro·nec·tin \ˌfī-brə-ˈnek-tən\

Medical Definition of fibronectin

  1. :  any of a group of glycoproteins of cell surfaces, blood plasma, and connective tissue that promote cellular adhesion and migration


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