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antithrombotic

 [an″te-throm-bot´ik]
1. preventing or interfering with the formation of thrombi.
2. an agent that has this effect, such as heparin or coumarin. See also anticoagulant and thrombolytic.

antithrombotic

adjective Referring to an agent or effect that prevents or reduces thrombosis.
 
noun An agent that prevents or interferes with thrombosis; e.g., thrombolytic.

antithrombotic

Hematology adjective Referring to an agent or effect that prevents or reduces thrombosis noun An agent that prevents or interferes with thrombosis. See Heparin, Warfarin. Cf Thrombolytic.
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The present study was conducted as a part of investigation on possibilities for using H-PLLA as coating on medical devices to improve its biocompatibility by means of incorporating antiinflammatory and anti-thrombotic properties of heparin.
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Researchers point out that dark chocolate contains polyphenols - specifically flavonoids from the cocoa bean - that are thought to help reduce blood pressure and have anti-inflammatory, anti-thrombotic and metabolic effects.
Our next questions were, 'Is this compound anti-thrombotic? Can it prevent blood clots?" said Flaumenhaft.
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He said the overall strategy for the coming year was to maximise opportunities for its Fruitflow drink, which has already undergone a series of human trials to test its anti-thrombotic effects.
The health claims situation has been causing considerable difficulties in some parts of the functional foods market, although the heart-health sector has fared better than many, with heart healthy ingredients such as plant sterols/stanols for cholesterol reduction and the Fruitflow anti-thrombotic tomato extract both providing sufficient evidence to have their health claims approved by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).