Definition of “fibrinogen” - English Dictionary


“fibrinogen” in English

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fibrinogennoun [ U ]

uk /fɪˈbrɪn.ə.dʒən/ us /faɪˈbrɪn.ə.dʒən/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • Fibrinogen coagulates more readily than the others and is the only one that changes in the ordinary coagulation of the blood. 
  • The formation of the ferment leads in turn to the changing of the fibrinogen into fibrin. 
  • This liquid contains all the constituents of the plasma except the fibrinogen. 
  • Whether the presence of the calcium is necessary to the formation of the ferment or to the action of the ferment upon the fibrinogen is unknown. 

(Definition of “fibrinogen” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)