One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a substance or condition) producing coagulation of the blood, especially as predisposing to thrombosis.
- ‘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.’
- ‘Multiple spontaneous miscarriages also may indicate underlying thrombogenic conditions.’
- ‘The cap acts as a protective barrier between circulating blood and the thrombogenic, procoagulant contents of the lesion.’
- ‘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.’
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