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thrombolysis

[ throm-bol-uh-sis ]
/ θrɒmˈbɒl ə sɪs /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
the dissolving or breaking up of a thrombus.
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Also called thromboclasis.

Origin of thrombolysis

Probably earlier than 1960–65; thrombo- + -lysis

OTHER WORDS FROM thrombolysis

throm·bo·lyt·ic [throm-buh-lit-ik], /ˌθrɒm bəˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for thrombolysis

thrombolysis
/ (ˌθrɒmˈbɒlɪsɪs) /

noun
the breaking up of a blood clot
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Medical definitions for thrombolysis

thrombolysis
[ thrŏm-bŏlĭ-sĭs ]

n. pl. throm•bol•y•ses (-sēz)
Dissolution or destruction of a thrombus.thromboclasis

Other words from thrombolysis

throm′bo•lytic (-bə-lĭtĭk) adj.
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