Definition of Urokinase

1. Noun. Protease produced in the kidney that converts plasminogen to plasmin and so initiates fibrinolysis.




Definition of Urokinase

1. Noun. (enzyme) An enzyme, found in the urine, which converts plasminogen to plasmin, and is used in the treatment of deep vein thrombosis. ¹

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Definition of Urokinase

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Medical Definition of Urokinase

1. Serine protease from kidney that is a plasminogen activator. Contains EGF like domain. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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urogonadotropin
urograffin
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urogravimeter
urohaematin
urohematin
urohematoporphyrin
uroheparin
urohidrosis
urohyal
urohyals
urohypertensin
uroid
urokinase (current term)
urokinase-converting protease
urokinases
urolagniac
urolagniacs
urolagnic
uroleucinic acid
urolith
urolithiases
urolithiasis
urolithic
urolithology
uroliths
urologic

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