from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An enzyme in human urine that catalyzes the conversion of plasminogen to plasmin and is used in medicine to dissolve blood clots.
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- n. An enzyme, found in the urine, which converts plasminogen to plasmin, and is used in the treatment of deep vein thrombosis.
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- n. protease produced in the kidney that converts plasminogen to plasmin and so initiates fibrinolysis
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