noun Medicine/Medical.
the dissolving or breaking up of a thrombus.
Also called thromboclasis.

probably earlier than 1960–65; thrombo- + -lysis

thrombolytic [throm-buh-lit-ik] , adjective Unabridged
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thrombolysis (ˌθrɒmˈbɒlɪsɪs)
the breaking up of a blood clot

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thrombolysis throm·bol·y·sis (thrŏm-bŏl'ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. throm·bol·y·ses (-sēz)
Dissolution or destruction of a thrombus. Also called thromboclasis.

throm'bo·lyt'ic (-bə-lĭt'ĭk) adj.
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