thrombus

noun
throm·​bus | \ ˈthräm-bəs How to pronounce thrombus (audio) \
plural thrombi\ ˈthräm-​ˌbī How to pronounce thrombi (audio) , -​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 How to pronounce thrombus (audio) \
plural thrombi\ -​ˌbī How to pronounce thrombi (audio) , -​ˌbē How to pronounce thrombi (audio) \

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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