staphylokinase

noun

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/staphylokinase. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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