from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A plasma protein that is converted into thrombin during blood clotting.
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- n. A glycoprotein, produced in the liver, that is converted into thrombin during bleeding and subsequent clotting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The proenzym or inactive form of thrombin (the fibrin ferment, in the sense of A. Schmidt).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a protein in blood plasma that is the inactive precursor of thrombin
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