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

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Definition of thrombogenic in English:


(Of a substance or condition) producing coagulation of the blood, especially as predisposing to thrombosis.
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.


Pronunciation: /ˌθrɒmbəʊdʒɛˈnɪsɪti/
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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