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Search Results for: thrombin

Thrombin

Definition noun An activated form of factor II that is generated in blood clotting and acts as a catalyst during the... Read More

Prothrombin

Definition noun A blood clotting factor that when activated converts into thrombin (factor IIa), which in turn activates... Read More

Fibrinogen

Definition noun, plural: fibrinogens A soluble rod-shaped plasma glycoprotein (340 kd, 46 nm long) consisting of six peptide... Read More

Feedback regulation

Feedback regulation (Science: physiology) control mechanism that uses the consequences of a process to regulate the rate at... Read More

Viscous

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or relating to viscosity Supplement The term viscous is a descriptive word used in... Read More

Human fibrin foam

Human fibrin foam a dry artificial sponge of human fibrin prepared by clotting with thrombin a foam of a solution of human... Read More

Extrinsic pathway

Definition noun (1) (hematology) One of the two initial pathways for the conversion of the prothrombin to thrombin in the... Read More

Factor xa

Factor xa (Science: enzyme) Activated form of factor x that participates in both the intrinsic and extrinsic pathways of... Read More

Fibrinous exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate consisting largely of fibrinogen and fibrin Supplement Tissue injuries such as wounds and... Read More

Haemophilia A

Definition noun A form of haemophilia that is caused by a deficiency in blood clotting factor VIII due to a gene defect in... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More