noun, plural throm·bi [throm-bahy] /ˈθrɒm baɪ/. Pathology.
Origin of thrombus
Examples from the Web for thrombus
Historical Examples of thrombus
The coagulum, which is usually fibrinous, is known as a thrombus.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
It is probable that in most of these cases the thrombus was secondary to the ulcer.
The thrombus stirred and came free, rushing toward Kemmer's heart.Insidekick
Jesse Franklin Bone
The softening of the thrombus, on the contrary, is always a source of danger.
Sometimes the thrombus may be traced back to the placental site.
noun plural -bi (-baɪ)
Word Origin for thrombus
1690s, Modern Latin, from Greek thrombos "lump, piece, clot of blood, curd of milk."