noun, plural throm·bi [throm-bahy] /ˈθrɒm baɪ/. Pathology.
Origin of thrombus
Examples from the Web for thrombi
Is the formation of emboli in the terminal branches of arteries always dependent on the disintegration of thrombi?
In rare cases the only thrombi discovered at the autopsy are found situated far away from the injury.
The cause of this difference in the color of thrombi is to be sought for in their method of origin.
The danger of this is greatly increased by infection, which breaks down the thrombi in the veins and arteries.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern
Phlebitis Uterina and Para-uterina, with formation of thrombi, embolism, and pymia.
British Dictionary definitions for thrombi
noun plural -bi (-baɪ)
Word Origin for thrombus
Word Origin and History for thrombi
1690s, Modern Latin, from Greek thrombos "lump, piece, clot of blood, curd of milk."