fibrin: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fī'brin), [key]
— n.
  1. the insoluble protein end product of blood coagulation, formed from fibrinogen by the action of thrombin in the presence of calcium ions.
  2. a fibrinlike substance found in some plants; gluten.
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