streptokinase

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noun strep·to·ki·nase \ˌstrep-tō-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Definition of streptokinase

  1. :  a proteolytic enzyme produced by hemolytic streptococci that promotes the dissolution of blood clots by activating plasminogen to produce plasmin

1944

First Known Use of streptokinase

1944


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streptokinase

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noun strep·to·ki·nase \ˌstrep-tō-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of streptokinase

  1. :  a proteolytic enzyme produced by hemolytic streptococci that promotes the dissolution of blood clots by activating plasminogen to produce plasmin—see varidase


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