* * *throm·bo·lyt·ic .thräm-bə-'lit-ik adj destroying or breaking up a thrombus <a \thrombolytic agent> <\thrombolytic therapy>
* * *adj.describing an agent that breaks up blood clots (thrombi). See fibrinolytic, tissue-type plasminogen activator.
* * *throm·bo·lyt·ic (throm″bo-litґik) 1. dissolving or splitting up thrombi. 2. an agent that dissolves or splits up thrombi. Cf. antithrombotic.
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thrombolytic — I. adjective Date: 1929 destroying or breaking up a thrombus < a thrombolytic agent > < thrombolytic therapy > • thrombolysis noun II. noun Date: 1965 a thrombolytic drug ; clot buster … New Collegiate Dictionary
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thrombolytic — throm·bo·lyt·ic … English syllables
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Thrombolytic agents — Medications such as plasminogen activator (t PA) and streptokinase that are effective in dissolving clots (thrombi) and re opening arteries. Thrombolytic agents are used, for example, in the treatment of heart attacks … Medical dictionary
thrombolytic agent — noun a kind of pharmaceutical that can break up clots blocking the flow of blood to the heart muscle • Syn: ↑thrombolytic, ↑clot buster • Hypernyms: ↑pharmaceutical, ↑pharmaceutic • Hyponyms: ↑tissue plasminogen activator, ↑ … Useful english dictionary