thrombin :

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  • n  an enzyme that acts on fibrinogen in blood causing it to clot

  • While operating on the livers, bones and brains of animals they used an atomizer to spray thrombin on the wounds.
  • He explains: "The ferment thrombin was first obtained in 1912.
  • Fibrin film, fibrin foam and thrombin (PTI, March 20).

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