Definition of thrombophilia in English:


Line breaks: thrombo|philia
Pronunciation: /ˌθrɒmbə(ʊ)ˈfɪlɪə


[mass noun] Medicine
  • An abnormal tendency to develop blood clots.
    More 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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