- intravascular coagulation of the blood in any part of the circulatory system, as in the heart, arteries, veins, or capillaries.
Origin of thrombosis
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Should thrombosis occur in this anatomic area, a patient might have headaches, dizziness, or even stroke-like symptoms.How Serious Is Hillary Clinton’s Blood Clot and Hospitalization?
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Certainly this drug should be administered if there is the least evidence of thrombosis.
(ii) If there be thrombosis of the bulb of the jugular vein.
Of the circulatory system:—Myocarditis, Endocarditis, Thrombosis.Valere Aude
In advanced sclerosis there may be one or more of a series of accidents due to embolism, thrombosis, or rupture of the vessels.
Thrombosis is favored, and where atheromatous ulcers are formed, embolism is to be feared.
- the formation or presence of a thrombus
- informal short for coronary thrombosis
C18: from New Latin, from Greek: curdling, from thrombousthai to clot, from thrombos thrombus
Word Origin and History for thrombosis
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- Formation or presence of a thrombus.
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- The formation or presence of a thrombus.
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