Adjective "fibrinogen" definition and examples

(Fibrinogen may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/fʌɪˈbrɪnədʒ(ə)n//fɪˈbrɪnədʒ(ə)n/

Definitions and examples

noun

A soluble protein present in blood plasma, from which fibrin is produced by the action of the enzyme thrombin.
  1. 'The objective of this complex process is to convert a soluble plasma protein, fibrinogen, to an insoluble fibrin mesh, or blood clot.'
  2. 'The ultimate effect of this cascade is to convert the soluble protein fibrinogen to the insoluble protein fibrin, which forms the basis of the clot that stops bleeding.'

More definitions

1. a globulin occurring in blood and yielding fibrin in blood coagulation.

More examples(as adjective)

"levels can be fibrinogen."

"tests can be fibrinogen."