[ throm-boh-sis ]
/ θrɒmˈboʊ sɪs /
intravascular coagulation of the blood in any part of the circulatory system, as in the heart, arteries, veins, or capillaries.
Words nearby thrombosis
OTHER WORDS FROM thrombosisthrom·bot·ic [throm-bot-ik] /θrɒmˈbɒt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for thrombotic
/ (θrɒmˈbəʊsɪs) /
noun plural -ses (siːz)
the formation or presence of a thrombus
informal short for coronary thrombosis
Derived forms of thrombosisthrombotic (θrɒmˈbɒtɪk), adjective
Word Origin for thrombosis
C18: from New Latin, from Greek: curdling, from thrombousthai to clot, from thrombos thrombus
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Medical definitions for thrombotic (1 of 2)
[ thrŏm-bŏt′ĭk ]
Relating to, caused by, or characterized by thrombosis.
Medical definitions for thrombotic (2 of 2)
[ thrŏm-bō′sĭs ]
n. pl. throm•bo•ses (-sēz)
Formation or presence of a thrombus.
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Scientific definitions for thrombotic
[ thrŏm-bō′sĭs ]
The formation or presence of a thrombus.
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Cultural definitions for thrombotic
[ (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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