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Definition of "procoagulant" []

  • The precursor of any of various blood factors necessary for coagulation. (noun)
  • An agent that promotes the coagulation of blood. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "procoagulant" in a sentence
  • "The procoagulant potential of environmental particles PM10."
  • "The procoagulant system is countered by anticoagulants which prevent blood from clotting inappropriately leading to the pathologies of thrombosis."
  • "A procoagulant state resulting in microvascular thrombi may promote organ dysfunction in sepsis."
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