Medical Term:

fibrinopeptide

Pronunciation: fī′brin-ō-pep′tīd

Definition: One of two pairs of peptides (A and B) released from the amino-terminal ends of 2α- (or Aα-) and 2β- (or Bβ-)chains of fibrinogen by the action of thrombin to form fibrin; they have a vasoconstrictive effect.

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