thromboplastic

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adjective throm·bo·plas·tic \-ˈplas-tik\

Definition of thromboplastic

  1. :  initiating or accelerating the clotting of blood

Origin and Etymology of thromboplastic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1911


Medical Dictionary

thromboplastic

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adjective throm·bo·plas·tic \ˌthräm-bō-ˈplas-tik\

Medical Definition of thromboplastic

  1. :  initiating or accelerating the clotting of blood a thromboplastic substance

thromboplastically

\-ti-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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