vitronectin

noun
vit·​ro·​nec·​tin | \ ˌvi-trō-ˈnek-tən \

Medical Definition of vitronectin 

: a glycoprotein of blood plasma that promotes cell adhesion and migration and is similar to fibronectin

Learn More about vitronectin

Share vitronectin

Dictionary Entries near vitronectin

vitreous silica

vitriol

vitro

vitronectin

Vivactil

vivarium

vivax

Comments on vitronectin

What made you want to look up vitronectin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by shyness and lack of polish

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Liar, Liar Quiz

  • alt-5761dbe2ba986
  • Someone who pretends to be sick in order to avoid work is a:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!