plasminogen

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noun plas·min·o·gen \plaz-ˈmi-nə-jən\

Definition of plasminogen

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

1945

First Known Use of plasminogen

1945


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plasminogen

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noun plas·min·o·gen \plaz-ˈmin-ə-jən\

Medical Definition of plasminogen

  1. :  the precursor of plasmin that is found in blood plasma and serum—called also profibrinolysin


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