Definition of thrombophilia in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌθrɒmbə(ʊ)ˈfɪlɪə/

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[mass noun] Medicine
An abnormal tendency to develop blood clots.
Example sentences
  • A patient's genetic information will be an important piece in solving the puzzle of thrombophilia.
  • A patient who experiences repeated episodes of thrombosis is said to have thrombophilia or hypercoagulability.
  • There is insufficient information to recommend use of PAI - 1 plasma levels or genotype in evaluating thrombophilia.

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