transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Date: 1845 to remove fibrin from (blood) • defibrination noun

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  • Defibrinate — De*fi bri*nate, v. t. To deprive of fibrin, as fresh blood or lymph by stirring with twigs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • defibrinate — verb /dɪˈfaɪbɹɪneɪt/ To remove fibrin from; to deprive of fibrin. Van Helsing turning to me, said: ‘He is so young and strong and of blood so pure that we need not defibrinate it.’ …   Wiktionary

  • defibrinate — defibrination, n. /dee fuy breuh nayt /, v.t., defibrinated, defibrinating. Med. to remove fibrin from (blood). [1835 45; DE + FIBRIN + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • defibrinate — de·fi·brin·ate ( )dē fib rə .nāt, fīb vt, at·ed; at·ing to remove fibrin from (blood) de·fi·brin·ation (.)dē .fib rə nā shən, .fīb n …   Medical dictionary

  • defibrinate — de·fi·bri·nate …   English syllables

  • defibrinate — de•fi•bri•nate [[t]diˈfaɪ brəˌneɪt[/t]] v. t. nat•ed, nat•ing med to remove fibrin from (blood) • Etymology: 1835–45 de•fi bri•na′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • defibrinate — verb remove fibrin from (blood) • Hypernyms: ↑get rid of, ↑remove • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • defibrination — noun see defibrinate * * * defībrināˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑defibrinate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Defibrinize — De*fi bri*nize, v. t. To defibrinate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • defibrination — noun see defibrinate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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