hypoprothrombinaemia


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hy·po·pro·throm·bin·e·mi·a

(hī'pō-prō-throm'bin-ē'mē-ă)
Abnormally small amounts of prothrombin in the circulating blood.
Synonym(s): hypoprothrombinaemia.
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hypoprothrombinaemia

A deficiency of the protein PROTHROMBIN or prothrombin activity in the blood. Prothrombin is necessary for normal blood clotting.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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