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Related to thromboplastic: thromboplastin, Trophoblastic disease


1. Causing or promoting blood clotting: a thromboplastic protein.
2. Of or relating to thromboplastin.

throm′bo·plas′ti·cal·ly adv.
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(Medicine) causing or enhancing the formation of a blood clot
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(ˌθrɒm bəˈplæs tɪk)

causing or accelerating blood-clot formation.
throm`bo•plas′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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This procedure not only removes parasite-infected erythrocytes but also removes vasoactive factors, including thromboplastic substances and cytokines, which contribute to development of disseminated intravascular coagulation and renal failure (14).
The changed hormonal, hemodynamic, and thromboplastic factors level in this period might be predisposed to SCAD.
West, "The biological significance of the thromboplastic protein of blood," The Journal of biological chemistry, vol.
Supernatants were used to determine reduced glutathione (GSH), lipid peroxidation (LPO), thromboplastic activity (TF) and total protein levels as well as for enzymatic analyses.
The various parameters of PIM II and PRISM III affecting the outcome in the present study were systolic BP, Fi02%/Pa02 ratio, base excess, requirement of mechanical ventilation within first hour and no pupillary reaction to light and systolic BP, Heart Rate, Body temperature, Pupil reflex, mental status, serum potassium, Blood urea nitrogen and derangement of activated Partial Thromboplastic Time respectively and were similar to an Korean study.