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kininogen

(kī-nin′ŏ-jĕn )

[kinin + -gen]
A substance that produces a kinin when acted on by certain enzymes.
kininogenic (kī″nin″ŏ-jen′ik), adj.

ABBR: HWMK A protein kininogen that is one of the early participants of the intrinsic pathway of coagulation and functions as a cofactor for activating kallikrein and the Hageman factor.
SYN: SEE: Fitzgerald factor
SEE: coagulation factor

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