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Pronunciation: hi'per-i'no-se'me-a

Definition: A greatly increased quantity of fibrinogen in the circulating blood; under certain conditions, unusually large amounts of fibrin may be formed, thereby resulting in a greater degree of coagulability of the blood.

Synonym(s): hyperinosis

[hyper- + G. is (in-), fiber, + haima, blood]

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