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thrombosis

noun throm·bo·sis \thräm-ˈbō-səs, thrəm-\

medical : a serious condition caused when a blood clot blocks the flow of blood in a blood vessel

plural throm·bo·ses\-ˌsēz\

Full Definition of THROMBOSIS

:  the formation or presence of a blood clot within a blood vessel
throm·bot·ic \-ˈbä-tik\ adjective

Origin of THROMBOSIS

New Latin, from Greek thrombōsis clotting, from thrombousthai to become clotted, from thrombos clot
First Known Use: 1866
Medical Dictionary

thrombosis

noun throm·bo·sis \thräm-ˈbō-səs, thrəm-\
plural throm·bo·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of THROMBOSIS

:  the formation or presence of a blood clot within a blood vessel—see coronary thrombosis, deep vein thrombosis

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