fibronectin

noun
fi·​bro·​nec·​tin | \ ˌfī-brə-ˈnek-tən How to pronounce fibronectin (audio) \

Definition of fibronectin

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

First Known Use of fibronectin

1976, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fibronectin

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

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The first known use of fibronectin was in 1976

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“Fibronectin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fibronectin. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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fibronectin

noun
fi·​bro·​nec·​tin | \ ˌfī-brə-ˈnek-tən How to pronounce fibronectin (audio) \

Medical Definition of fibronectin

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

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