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thrombus

noun throm·bus \ˈthräm-bəs\
plural throm·bi \-ˌbī, -ˌbē\

Definition of THROMBUS

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

Origin of THROMBUS

New Latin, from Greek thrombos clot
First Known Use: circa 1693

Rhymes with THROMBUS

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thrombus

noun throm·bus \ˈthräm-bəs\
plural throm·bi \-ˌbī, -ˌbē\

Medical Definition of THROMBUS

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

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