- intravascular coagulation of the blood in any part of the circulatory system, as in the heart, arteries, veins, or capillaries.
Origin of thrombosis
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- the formation or presence of a thrombus
- informal short for coronary thrombosis
C18: from New Latin, from Greek: curdling, from thrombousthai to clot, from thrombos thrombus
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Word Origin and History for thrombotic
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- Relating to, caused by, or characterized by thrombosis.
- Obstruction of a coronary artery by a thrombus, often leading to destruction of heart muscle.
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- The formation or presence of a thrombus.
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