thromboplastin

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Synonyms for thromboplastin

an enzyme liberated from blood platelets that converts prothrombin into thrombin as blood starts to clot

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This can invariably leads to a prolonged partially activated thromboplastin time test, the production of a hepic anticoagulant, anticardiolipin antibodies and several abnormalities.
A randomized trial comparing activated thromboplastin time with heparin assay in patients with acute venous thromboembolism requiring large daily doses of heparin.
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