throm·​bo·​phil·​ia -ˈfil-ē-ə How to pronounce thrombophilia (audio)
: a hereditary or acquired disorder (such as factor V Leiden) marked by an abnormal increase in the tendency of blood to clot and higher than normal risk of thrombosis

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“Thrombophilia.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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