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Meaning of THROMBOSIS

Pronunciation:  thrâm'bowsis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the formation or presence of a thrombus (a clot of coagulated blood attached at the site of its formation) in a blood vessel
 

THROMBOSIS is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: cerebral thrombosis, coronary, coronary thrombosis, milk leg, occlusion, phlebothrombosis, phlegmasia alba dolens, thrombus, venous thrombosis, white leg

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Throm*bo"sis\, n. [NL. See {Thrombus}.] (Med.)
The obstruction of a blood vessel by a clot formed at the
site of obstruction; -- distinguished from embolism, which is
produced by a clot or foreign body brought from a distance.
-- {Throm*bot"ic}, a.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. an abnormal condition in which a blood clot develops in the blood vessel or in the heart.
  2. formation of blood clots in veins deep inside the legs.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Thrombosis is the formation of a mass of aggregated blood factors (a thrombus, or blood clot); coagulation of the blood. Specifically, this refers to the formation of a blood clot that blocks a blood vessel.
 

 

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