plasminogen

noun
plas·​min·​o·​gen | \ plaz-ˈmi-nə-jən How to pronounce plasminogen (audio) \

Definition of plasminogen

: the precursor of plasmin that is found in blood plasma and serum

First Known Use of plasminogen

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Plasminogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plasminogen. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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plasminogen

noun
plas·​min·​o·​gen | \ plaz-ˈmin-ə-jən How to pronounce plasminogen (audio) \

Medical Definition of plasminogen

: the precursor of plasmin that is found in blood plasma and serum

called also profibrinolysin

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