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[throm-buh-juh n, -jen]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. prothrombin.
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Origin of thrombogen

First recorded in 1895–1900; thrombo- + -gen
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Historical Examples

  • Thrombogen is produced from the leucocytes, but it is not yet certain whether it is also formed from the platelets.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1


British Dictionary definitions for thrombogen


  1. a protein present in blood that is essential for the formation of thrombin
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