|congenital afibrinogenaemia||medical dictionary|
<biochemistry> A below normal level of fibrinogen in the plasma. Fibrinogen (factor II) is one of the proteins involved in the formation of a blood clot. This condition may be congenital or acquired (for example disseminated intravascular coagulation, multiple blood transfusions).
Origin: Gr. Haima = blood
American spelling: congenital afibrinogenemia
(27 Sep 1997)
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