Thrombin

Throm"bin

(?), n. [See Thrombus.] (Biochem.) The enzyme which converts fibrinogen into fibrin.
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Throm*bo"sis

(?), n. [NL. See Thrombus.] (Med.) The obstruction of a blood vessel by a clot formed at the site of obstruction; -- distinguished from embolism, which is produced by a clot or foreign body brought from a distance. -- Throm*bot"ic (#), a.
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Throm"bus

(?), n.;
pl. Thrombi (#).
[NL., fr. Gr. a lump, a clot of blood.] (Med.) (a) A clot of blood formed of a passage of a vessel and remaining at the site of coagulation. (b) A tumor produced by the escape of blood into the subcutaneous cellular tissue.
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