Definition of thrombogenic in English:

thrombogenic

Line breaks: thrombo|gen¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌθrɒmbə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk
 
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adjective

Medicine
(Of a substance or condition) producing coagulation of the blood, especially as predisposing to thrombosis.
More example sentences
  • Multiple spontaneous miscarriages also may indicate underlying thrombogenic conditions.
  • The cap acts as a protective barrier between circulating blood and the thrombogenic, procoagulant contents of the lesion.
  • More than a quarter of oncologists do not recognise the thrombogenic effects of treatments for cancer, and thromboprophylaxis is rarely used in patients undergoing treatment for cancer.

Derivatives

thrombogenicity

Pronunciation: /ˌθrɒmbəʊdʒɛˈnɪsɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • Three out of 21 patients had biochemical evidence of increased thrombogenicity.
  • In contrast, a significant reduction of the thrombogenicity in vivo was observed at 6 and 24 hours on diphenhydramine pretreatment.
  • Chronic use of statins has reduced thrombogenicity during PCI-induced plaque disruption and lessened distal embolization of microdebris.

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