plasmin definition

  • noun:
    • A proteolytic enzyme which created from plasminogen in blood plasma and dissolves the fibrin in bloodstream clots. Also known as fibrinolysin.
    • A proteolytic chemical that dissolves the fibrin in blood clots
    • A proteid human anatomy, separated by some physiologists from bloodstream plasma. It is probably identical with fibrinogen.
    • an enzyme that dissolves the fibrin of blood clots

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "plasmin"
    • Purpose: To treat heart attack, pulmonary…
    • View More
  • Hyponym for "plasmin"
  • Cross Reference for "plasmin"
65 votes

How would you define plasmin?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!