thromboplastic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1911 initiating or accelerating the clotting of blood

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  • thromboplastic — [thräm΄bōplas′tik] adj. 1. of or having the properties of a thromboplastin 2. initiating or hastening the clotting of blood thromboplastically adv …   English World dictionary

  • thromboplastic — throm·bo·plas·tic .thräm bō plas tik adj initiating or accelerating the clotting of blood <a thromboplastic substance> throm·bo·plas·ti·cal·ly ti k(ə )lē adv * * * throm·bo·plas·tic (throm″bo plasґtik) [thrombo + plastic] causing or… …   Medical dictionary

  • thromboplastic — thromboplastically, adv. /throm beuh plas tik/, adj. Biochem. causing or accelerating blood clot formation. [1910 15; THROMBO + PLASTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • thromboplastic — adj. encourages clotting of the blood (Biochemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thromboplastic — throm·bo·plas·tic …   English syllables

  • thromboplastic — throm•bo•plas•tic [[t]ˌθrɒm bəˈplæs tɪk[/t]] adj. biochem. causing or accelerating blood clot formation • Etymology: 1910–15 throm bo•plas′ti•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • thromboplastic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • thromboplastic substance — a general term for any material with procoagulant activity …   Medical dictionary

  • plasma thromboplastic component — Biochem. See Christmas factor. * * * …   Universalium

  • plasma thromboplastic component — Biochem. See Christmas factor …   Useful english dictionary

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