Definition of thrombogenic in English:



  • (of a substance or condition) producing coagulation of the blood, especially as predisposing to thrombosis.

    • ‘The cap acts as a protective barrier between circulating blood and the thrombogenic, procoagulant contents of the lesion.’
    • ‘Multiple spontaneous miscarriages also may indicate underlying thrombogenic conditions.’
    • ‘Rupture of the fibrous cap of an atheromatous plaque exposes the lipid core, which is highly thrombogenic and contains an abundance of procoagulant tissue factor.’
    • ‘When the diagnostic work-up in this patient revealed no obvious thrombogenic etiology, the presumptive diagnosis was an atheromatous embolic event.’
    • ‘More than a quarter of oncologists do not recognise the thrombogenic effects of treatments for cancer, and thromboprophylaxis is rarely used in patients undergoing treatment for cancer.’