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Noun: streptokinase  ,strep-tow'kI,neys
  1. 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

Derived forms: streptokinases

Type of: enzyme

Encyclopedia: Streptokinase