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thrombosis

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

Simple Definition of thrombosis

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

Full Definition of thrombosis

plural throm·bo·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  the formation or presence of a blood clot within a blood vessel

throm·bot·ic play \-ˈbä-tik\ adjective

Origin of thrombosis

New Latin, from Greek thrombōsis clotting, from thrombousthai to become clotted, from thrombos clot


First Known Use: 1866


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thrombosis

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

Medical Definition of thrombosis

plural throm·bo·ses \-ˌsēz\play

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




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