plasminogen[plaz min′ə jən]
plasminogen definition by Webster's New World
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a natural, inactive blood protein that is converted to plasmin by urokinase, streptokinase, etc.
Origin: ; from plasmin plush -o- plush -gen
plasminogen definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The inactive precursor to plasmin that is found in body fluids and blood plasma.
plasminogen - Medical Definition
The inactive precursor to plasmin that is found in body fluids and blood plasma. Also called profibrinolysin.