thromboplastic

adjective
throm·​bo·​plas·​tic | \ ˌthräm-bō-ˈpla-stik How to pronounce thromboplastic (audio) \

Definition of thromboplastic

: initiating or accelerating the clotting of blood

First Known Use of thromboplastic

1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Thromboplastic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thromboplastic. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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thromboplastic

adjective
throm·​bo·​plas·​tic | \ ˌthräm-bō-ˈplas-tik How to pronounce thromboplastic (audio) \

Medical Definition of thromboplastic

: initiating or accelerating the clotting of blood a thromboplastic substance

Other Words from thromboplastic

thromboplastically \ -​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce thromboplastic (audio) \ adverb

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