thromboplastic

adjective

throm·​bo·​plas·​tic ˌthräm-bō-ˈpla-stik How to pronounce thromboplastic (audio)
: initiating or accelerating the clotting of blood

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First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of thromboplastic was in 1908

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“Thromboplastic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thromboplastic. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

Medical Definition

thromboplastic

adjective
throm·​bo·​plas·​tic ˌthräm-bō-ˈplas-tik How to pronounce thromboplastic (audio)
: initiating or accelerating the clotting of blood
a thromboplastic substance
thromboplastically adverb
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