streptokinase

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n streptokinase 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
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Usage


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Randomised trial of intravenous streptokinase , oral aspirin, both, or neither among 1787 cases of suspected acute myocardial infarction: ISIS-2.
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