Entry from British & World English dictionary
(Of a substance or condition) producing coagulation of the blood, especially as predisposing to thrombosis.
- 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.
- 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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