Fibrin ferment
Fibrin Fi"brin, n. [Cf. F. fibrine. See {Fiber}.] (Physiol. Chem.) 1. A white, albuminous, fibrous substance, formed in the coagulation of the blood either by decomposition of fibrinogen, or from the union of fibrinogen and paraglobulin which exist separately in the blood. It is insoluble in water, but is readily digestible in gastric and pancreatic juice. [1913 Webster]

2. The white, albuminous mass remaining after washing lean beef or other meat with water until all coloring matter is removed; the fibrous portion of the muscle tissue; flesh fibrin. [1913 Webster]

3. An albuminous body, resembling animal fibrin in composition, found in cereal grains and similar seeds; vegetable fibrin. [1913 Webster]

{Fibrin factors} (Physiol.), the albuminous bodies, paraglobulin and fibrinigen in the blood, which, by the action of the fibrin ferment, are changed into fibrin, in coagulation.

{Fibrin ferment} (Physiol. Chem.), a ferment which makes its appearance in the blood shortly after it is shed, and is supposed to be the active agent in causing coagulation of the blood, with formation of fibrin. [1913 Webster]


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  • Fibrin — Fi brin, n. [Cf. F. fibrine. See {Fiber}.] (Physiol. Chem.) 1. A white, albuminous, fibrous substance, formed in the coagulation of the blood either by decomposition of fibrinogen, or from the union of fibrinogen and paraglobulin which exist… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fibrin factors — Fibrin Fi brin, n. [Cf. F. fibrine. See {Fiber}.] (Physiol. Chem.) 1. A white, albuminous, fibrous substance, formed in the coagulation of the blood either by decomposition of fibrinogen, or from the union of fibrinogen and paraglobulin which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fibrīn — (Blutfibrin, Blutfaserstoff), ein Eiweißkörper, der sich aus einem im Blut gelöst enthaltenen Eiweißkörper, dem Fibrinogen, durch Einwirkung des im Blut enthaltenen Fibrinferments bildet, sobald das Blut das Gefäßsystem verläßt, unter krankhaften …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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