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thromboplastic

[throm-buh-plas-tik]
adjective Biochemistry.
  1. causing or accelerating blood-clot formation.
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Origin of thromboplastic

First recorded in 1910–15; thrombo- + -plastic
Related formsthrom·bo·plas·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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  • Object: To test the claims of thromboplastic and hemostatic activities.

    The Propaganda for Reform in Proprietary Medicines, Vol. 2 of 2

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British Dictionary definitions for thromboplastic

thromboplastic

adjective
  1. causing or enhancing the formation of a blood clot
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thromboplastic in Medicine

thromboplastic

(thrŏm′bō-plăstĭk)
adj.
  1. Causing or promoting blood clotting.
  2. Of or relating to thromboplastin.
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