Meaning of thrombophilia in English:


Pronunciation /ˌθrɒmbə(ʊ)ˈfɪlɪə/


mass nounMedicine
  • An abnormal tendency to develop blood clots.

    ‘A patient's genetic information will be an important piece in solving the puzzle of thrombophilia.’
    • ‘A patient who experiences repeated episodes of thrombosis is said to have thrombophilia or hypercoagulability.’
    • ‘There is insufficient information to recommend use of PAI - 1 plasma levels or genotype in evaluating thrombophilia.’
    • ‘Factor V Leiden is the most common cause of hereditary thrombophilia.’
    • ‘Testing for protein C deficiency is often part of the laboratory analysis of individuals with thrombophilia.’