- intravascular coagulation of the blood in any part of the circulatory system, as in the heart, arteries, veins, or capillaries.
Origin of thrombosis
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
- 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 thrombotic
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Relating to, caused by, or characterized by thrombosis.
- Formation or presence of a thrombus.
- The formation or presence of a thrombus.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.