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staphylokinase

noun staph·y·lo·ki·nase \ -ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz \

medical Definition of staphylokinase

: 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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