thrombophilia

noun
throm·​bo·​phil·​ia | \ -ˈfil-ē-ə How to pronounce thrombophilia (audio) \

Medical Definition of thrombophilia

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thrombophilia. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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