noun. ['ˌstrɛptəˈkaɪˌneɪs, ˌstrɛptoʊˈkaɪˌneɪz'] an enzyme produced by some strains of streptococcus that can liquefy blood clots by converting plasminogen to plasmin; used medicinally in some cases of myocardial infarction and pulmonary embolism.
- kinase (English)
- strepto- (English)
- στρεπτός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Streptokinase
Example sentences of the word streptokinase
1. Foreign word
Common drugs include alteplase (Activase), streptokinase (Streptase) and urokinase (Kinlytic).