antithrombotic

adjective

an·​ti·​throm·​bot·​ic ˌan-tē-thräm-ˈbä-tik How to pronounce antithrombotic (audio)
-thrəm-,
ˌan-ˌtī-
: used against or tending to prevent thrombosis
antithrombotic agents
antithrombotic therapy

Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antithrombotic was in 1927

Dictionary Entries Near antithrombotic

Cite this Entry

“Antithrombotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antithrombotic. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

antithrombotic

1 of 2 adjective
an·​ti·​throm·​bot·​ic -thräm-ˈbät-ik How to pronounce antithrombotic (audio)
: used against or tending to prevent thrombosis
antithrombotic agents
antithrombotic therapy

antithrombotic

2 of 2 noun
: an antithrombotic agent
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