plasminogen

noun
plas·min·o·gen | \ plaz-ˈmi-nə-jən \

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

noun
plas·min·o·gen | \ plaz-ˈmin-ə-jən \

Medical Definition of plasminogen 

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

called also profibrinolysin

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