thromboplastic


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thromboplastic

 [throm″bo-plas´tik]
causing or accelerating clot formation in the blood.

thromboplastic

/throm·bo·plas·tic/ (-plas´tik) causing or accelerating clot formation in the blood.

thromboplastic

(thrŏm′bō-plăs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Causing or promoting blood clotting: a thromboplastic protein.
2. Of or relating to thromboplastin.

throm′bo·plas′ti·cal·ly adv.

thromboplastic

[-plas′tik]
1 causing clot formation.
2 pertaining to the role of thromboplastin in forming a clot.

thromboplastic

causing or accelerating clot formation in the blood.
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In acute DIC there is a massive generation of thromboplastic material, as well as a consumption of haemostatic elements.
Research suggests that dissemination of intravascular coagulation may occur "as a result of the release of thromboplastic material or infarction due to emboli from the dead twin.
This type of trigger may also be seen in patients who have an untoward red blood cell (RBC) lyric event, which may also trigger the extrinsic pathway, as ADP is released from the lysed RBCs or thromboplastic material is released from white cells and platelets and the RBC stroma.