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thrombus

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noun throm·bus \ˈthräm-bəs\

Definition of thrombus

plural

thrombi

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  1. :  a clot of blood formed within a blood vessel and remaining attached to its place of origin — compare embolus



Origin and Etymology of thrombus

New Latin, from Greek thrombos clot


First Known Use: circa 1693

Rhymes with thrombus


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thrombus

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noun throm·bus \ˈthräm-bəs\

Medical Definition of thrombus

plural

thrombi

\-ˌbī, -ˌbē\play play
  1. :  a clot of blood formed within a blood vessel and remaining attached to its place of origin—compare embolus




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