thrombus

noun
throm·​bus | \ˈthräm-bəs \
plural thrombi\ˈthräm-​ˌbī, -​ˌbē \

Definition of thrombus 

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

First Known Use of thrombus

1725, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thrombus

New Latin, from Greek thrombos clot

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thrombus

noun
throm·​bus | \ˈthräm-bəs \
plural thrombi\-​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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