an·ti·throm·bot·ic -thräm-'bät-ik adj used against or tending to prevent thrombosis <\antithrombotic agents> <\antithrombotic therapy>
antithrombotic n an antithrombotic agent

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an·ti·throm·bot·ic (an″te-) (an″ti-throm-botґik) 1. preventing or interfering with the formation of thrombi. 2. an agent that prevents or slows the formation of thrombi; see also anticoagulant and thrombolytic.

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