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fibrinogen


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fibrinogen  \Fi*brin"o*gen\,  n.  [Fibrin  +  -gen.]  (Physiol.  Chem.) 
  An  albuminous  substance  existing  in  the  blood,  and  in  other 
  animal  fluids,  which  either  alone  or  with  fibrinoplastin  or 
  paraglobulin  forms  fibrin,  and  thus  causes  coagulation. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fibrinogen 
  n  :  a  globulin  present  in  blood  plasma;  converts  to  fibrin  when 
  blood  clots 




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