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thromboplastic

[ throm-buh-plas-tik ]
/ ˌθrɒm bəˈplæs tɪk /
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adjective Biochemistry.
causing or accelerating blood-clot formation.
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Origin of thromboplastic

First recorded in 1910–15; thrombo- + -plastic

OTHER WORDS FROM thromboplastic

throm·bo·plas·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for thromboplastic

thromboplastic
/ (ˌθrɒmbəʊˈplæstɪk) /

adjective
causing or enhancing the formation of a blood clot
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Medical definitions for thromboplastic

thromboplastic
[ thrŏm′bō-plăstĭk ]

adj.
Causing or promoting blood clotting.
Of or relating to thromboplastin.
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