thromboangiitis obliterans

[ə-blĭtə-rănz′]

n.

Inflammation of the medium-sized arteries and veins, especially of the legs, that is associated with thrombotic occlusion and that commonly results in ischemia and gangrene.Buerger's disease Winiwarter-Buerger disease

Nearby words

  1. thrombasthenia,
  2. thrombectomy,
  3. thrombin,
  4. thrombo-,
  5. thromboangiitis,
  6. thromboarteritis,
  7. thromboclasis,
  8. thrombocyst,
  9. thrombocytasthenia,
  10. thrombocyte


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