What does fibrinogen mean?

Definitions for fibrinogenfaɪˈbrɪn ə dʒən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fibrinogen, factor I(noun)

    a protein present in blood plasma; converts to fibrin when blood clots


  1. fibrinogen(Noun)

    A protein that in humans plays a part in the forming of clots.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fibrinogen(noun)

    an albuminous substance existing in the blood, and in other animal fluids, which either alone or with fibrinoplastin or paraglobulin forms fibrin, and thus causes coagulation

  2. Origin: [Fibrin + -gen.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Fibrinogen

    Plasma glycoprotein clotted by thrombin, composed of a dimer of three non-identical pairs of polypeptide chains (alpha, beta, gamma) held together by disulfide bonds. Fibrinogen clotting is a sol-gel change involving complex molecular arrangements: whereas fibrinogen is cleaved by thrombin to form polypeptides A and B, the proteolytic action of other enzymes yields different fibrinogen degradation products.

Editors Contribution

  1. fibrinogen

    A type of protein present in blood plasma.

    Fibrinogen is a precursor to fibrin.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fibrinogen in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fibrinogen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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