thrombosis

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

Definition of thrombosis

plural thromboses play \-ˌsēz\
: the formation or presence of a blood clot within a blood vessel

thrombotic

play \-ˈbä-tik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of thrombosis

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


THROMBOSIS Defined for English Language Learners

thrombosis

noun

Definition of thrombosis for English Language Learners

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


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thrombosis

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

medical Definition of thrombosis

plural thromboses play \-ˌsēz\
: the formation or presence of a blood clot within a blood vessel — see coronary thrombosis, deep vein thrombosis

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