Origin of fibrinfibr(e) + -in
- A white, albuminous, fibrous substance, formed in the coagulation of the blood.
- An elastic, insoluble, whitish protein produced by the action of thrombin on fibrinogen and forming an interlacing fibrous network in the coagulation of blood.
- An albuminous body, resembling animal fibrin in composition, found in cereal grains and similar seeds; vegetable fibrin.
fibre + -in (“used to form chemical names of proteins, etc”)