Meaning of fibrinolysin

fi•bri•nol•y•sin

Pronunciation: (fī"bru-nol'u-sin), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. a proteolytic enzyme, formed in the blood from plasminogen, that causes the breakdown of the fibrin in blood clots. Also called
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