Etymology
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fibrin (n.)

blood-clotting substance, 1800, from Latin fibra "a fiber, filament" (see fiber) + chemical suffix -in (2). So called because it is deposited as a network of fibers that cause the blood to clot.

updated on October 31, 2014

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Definitions of fibrin from WordNet

fibrin (n.)
a white insoluble fibrous protein formed by the action of thrombin on fibrinogen when blood clots; it forms a network that traps red cells and platelets;
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