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hypercoagulation

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EtymologyEdit

hyper- +‎ coagulation

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hypercoagulation (uncountable)

  1. Excessive coagulation
    • 2015 August 26, “Effect of Chronic Blood Transfusion on Biomarkers of Coagulation Activation and Thrombin Generation in Sickle Cell Patients at Risk for Stroke”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0134193:
      Reduction in levels of these biomarkers correlated with reduction in stroke risk (lower TCD velocity), indicating a possible role for hypercoagulation in SCD associated stroke.