Etymology

1. streptokinase

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.

Etymology

  • kinase (English)
  • strepto- (English)
  • στρεπτός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Streptokinase

  • afsane's
  • dnase
  • mayonnaise

Example sentences of the word streptokinase


1. Foreign word
Common drugs include alteplase (Activase), streptokinase (Streptase) and urokinase (Kinlytic).

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