HyperDic: coagulase

English > 1 sense of the word coagulase:
NOUNsubstancecoagulasean enzyme that induces coagulation
English > coagulase: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn enzyme that induces coagulation.
Narrowerrennin, chymosinAn enzyme that occurs in gastric juice
thrombinAn enzyme that acts on fibrinogen in blood causing it to clot / clot
BroaderenzymeAny of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions

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