American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A protein in the blood plasma that is essential for the coagulation of blood and is converted to fibrin by the action of thrombin in the presence of ionized calcium.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A proteid substance belonging to the group of globulins, found in the blood and concerned in the process of coagulation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (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.
- n. a protein present in blood plasma; converts to fibrin when blood clots
“The Framingham study that has led to most of the theories about cholesterol levels and heart disease risk has now produced some interesting facts about another risk factor, the blood level of a blood-clotting factor called fibrinogen.”
“A protein called fibrinogen that is known to help form blood clots also triggers scar formation in the brain and spinal cord, according to new research in the April 28 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience.”
“Blood clot formation is usually initiated when damage to the inner lining of a blood vessel activates the "coagulation cascade," causing a blood protein called fibrinogen to crosslink into a fibrin clot.”
“People who reported poor oral hygiene also tested positive for bloodstream inflammatory markers such as fibrinogen and”
“It has been shown that thrombelastographic variables reflect additional information on the hemostatic process compared to common coagulation laboratory parameters, such as fibrinogen or activated partial thromboplastin time”
“If you concentrate on those components, a number of those components are ones which have been experimentally knocked out such as fibrinogen, prothrombin, and tissue factor.”
“The enzyme was found to be able to reduce levels of blood clotting (coagulation) factors such as fibrinogen, factor VII, and factor VIII in 45 men and women, according to results of a study published in the”
“The liver is involved in creating blood clotting substances, such as fibrinogen and prothrombin, converting ammonia to urea and also helps with the immune system by storing active immunologic cells. diet.”
“The liver is involved in creating blood clotting substances, such as fibrinogen and prothrombin, converting ammonia to urea and also helps with the immune system by storing active immunologic cells.”
“Alcohol consumption also protects against heart disease by lowering levels of fibrinogen, a plasma involved in blood clotting.”
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