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thrombo-

  1. a combining form with the meanings “blood clot,” “coagulation,” “thrombin,” used in the formation of compound words: thrombocyte.
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Also especially before a vowel, thromb-.

Origin of thrombo-

< Greek, combining form of thrómbos clot, lump
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British Dictionary definitions for thrombo-

thrombo-

sometimes before a vowel thromb-

combining form
  1. indicating a blood clotthromboembolism
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Word Origin

from Greek thrombos lump, clot
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Word Origin and History for thrombo-

word-forming element meaning "blood clot," from comb. form Greek thrombos "clot of blood" (see thrombus).

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thrombo- in Medicine

thrombo-

pref.
  1. Blood clot; blood clotting:thromboplastin.
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