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Bald men seem to have a greater number of androgen receptors in their scalps and androgens may contribute to both atherosclerosis, a buildup of fatty deposits in the arteries, and thrombosis, a susceptibility to blood clots.
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Origin and Etymology of thrombosis
New Latin, from Greek thrombōsis clotting, from thrombousthai to become clotted, from thrombos clot
First Known Use: 1866See Words from the same year
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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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