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thrombosis

[throm-boh-sis]
noun Pathology.
  1. intravascular coagulation of the blood in any part of the circulatory system, as in the heart, arteries, veins, or capillaries.
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Origin of thrombosis

1700–10; < New Latin < Greek thrómbōsis. See thromb(o)-, -osis
Related formsthrom·bot·ic [throm-bot-ik] /θrɒmˈbɒt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for thrombotic

thrombosis

noun plural -ses (siːz)
  1. the formation or presence of a thrombus
  2. informal short for coronary thrombosis
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Derived Formsthrombotic (θrɒmˈbɒtɪk), adjective

Word Origin

C18: from New Latin, from Greek: curdling, from thrombousthai to clot, from thrombos thrombus
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Word Origin and History for thrombotic

thrombosis

n.

1706, Modern Latin, from Greek thrombosis "a clumping or curdling" (from thrombousthai "become curdled or clotted," from thrombos "clot, curd, lump;" see thrombus) + -osis.

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thrombotic in Medicine

thrombotic

(thrŏm-bŏtĭk)
adj.
  1. Relating to, caused by, or characterized by thrombosis.
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thrombosis

(thrŏm-bōsĭs)
n. pl. throm•bo•ses (-sēz)
  1. Formation or presence of a thrombus.
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thrombotic in Science

thrombosis

[thrŏm-bōsĭs]
  1. The formation or presence of a thrombus.
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thrombotic in Culture

thrombosis

[(throm-boh-sis)]

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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