the blockage of a blood vessel by a thrombus carried through the bloodstream from its site of formation.
Origin of thromboembolism
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pathol the obstruction of a blood vessel by a thrombus that has become detached from its original site
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Occlusion of a blood vessel due to a thrombus.
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