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thromboembolism

[throm-boh-em-buh-liz-uh m] /ˌθrɒm boʊˈɛm bəˌlɪz əm/
noun, Pathology
1.
the blockage of a blood vessel by a thrombus carried through the bloodstream from its site of formation.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; thrombo- + embolism
Related forms
thromboembolic
[throm-boh-em-bol-ik] /ˌθrɒm boʊ ɛmˈbɒl ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for thromboembolism

thromboembolism

/ˌθrɒmbəʊˈɛmbəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
(pathol) the obstruction of a blood vessel by a thrombus that has become detached from its original site
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thromboembolism in Medicine

thromboembolism throm·bo·em·bo·lism (thrŏm'bō-ěm'bə-lĭz'əm)
n.
Occlusion of a blood vessel due to a thrombus.

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