staph·​y·​lo·​ki·​nase -ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz How to pronounce staphylokinase (audio)
: a protease from some pathogenic staphylococci that converts plasminogen to plasmin but does not activate the plasminogen of the ox as urokinase does

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“Staphylokinase.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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