intravascular coagulation of the blood in any part of the circulatory system, as in the heart, arteries, veins, or capillaries.
- thrombose par effort,
- thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura,
Origin of thrombosis
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noun plural -ses (siːz)
Word Origin for thrombosis
C18: from New Latin, from Greek: curdling, from thrombousthai to clot, from thrombos thrombus
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Relating to, caused by, or characterized by thrombosis.
n. pl. throm•bo•ses (-sēz)
Formation or presence of a thrombus.
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The formation or presence of a thrombus.
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The development of a blood clot in the circulatory system. Depending on the location of the clot, the resultant loss of circulation can lead to a stroke (cerebral thrombosis) or heart attack (coronary thrombosis).
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