an adhesive glycoprotein that helps destroy bacteria, etc. in the blood or that helps structure connective tissue
Origin of fibronectinfrom fibro- + Classical Latin nectere, to fasten
Any of a group of glycoproteins that are found especially in blood plasma and in the extracellular matrix of connective tissue and that play a role in cellular adhesion, embryonic differentiation, phagocytosis, and blood clotting.
Origin of fibronectinfibro- Latin nectere to bind ; see ned- in Indo-European roots. -in