Definition of Thromboxanes

1. Noun. (plural of thromboxane) ¹



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Definition of Thromboxanes

1. thromboxane [n] - See also: thromboxane

Medical Definition of Thromboxanes

1. Physiologically active compounds found in many organs of the body. They are formed in vivo from the prostaglandin endoperoxides and cause platelet aggregation, contraction of arteries, and other biological effects. Thromboxanes are important mediators of the actions of polyunsaturated fatty acids transformed by cyclooxygenase. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thromboxanes

thrombotic
thrombotic disease due to protein c deficiency
thrombotic gangrene
thrombotic hydrocephalus
thrombotic infarct
thrombotic microangiopathy
thrombotic phlegmasia
thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
thrombotically
thrombotonin
thromboxane
thromboxane-a synthase
thromboxane a2
thromboxane b2
thromboxane dehydrogenase
thromboxanes (current term)
thrombozyme
thrombspondin
thrombus
thronal
throne
throne-room
throne room
throne rooms
throned
throneless
thronelike
thrones
throng
thronged

Literary usage of Thromboxanes

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1. Solid Phase Extraction in Sample Preparation: An Applications Bibliography by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... thromboxanes from Biological fluids (Phase/Analysis: C18/GC/MS) ... thromboxanes from Urine (Phase/Analysis: CE/GC) ..."

2. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"An arachidonic acid cascade occurs, including prosta- glandins and thromboxanes, and vascular tone changes occur, swelling and redness, for example. ..."

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