thromboembolism

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noun throm·bo·em·bo·lism \ˌthräm-bō-ˈem-bə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of thromboembolism

  1. :  the blocking of a blood vessel by a particle that has broken away from a blood clot at its site of formation

thromboembolic

play \-em-ˈbä-lik\ adjective

First Known Use of thromboembolism

1907


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thromboembolism

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noun throm·bo·em·bo·lism \ˌthräm-bō-ˈem-bə-ˌliz-əm\

Medical Definition of thromboembolism

  1. :  the blocking of a blood vessel by a particle that has broken away from a blood clot at its site of formation


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