Etymology

1. fibrin

noun. ['ˈfaɪbrən'] 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.

Etymology

  • -in (English)
  • fibre (English)
  • fibre (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Fibrin

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Example sentences of the word fibrin


1. Noun, singular or mass
The fibrin hardens very quickly to form a scab over the wound.

2. Verb, base form
Fibrinogen transforms to fibrin to help in blood clotting.

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