thrombotic

thrombosis

[throm-boh-sis]
noun Pathology.
intravascular coagulation of the blood in any part of the circulatory system, as in the heart, arteries, veins, or capillaries.

Origin:
1700–10; < Neo-Latin < Greek thrómbōsis. See thromb(o)-, -osis

thrombotic [throm-bot-ik] , adjective
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thrombosis (θrɒmˈbəʊsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
1.  the formation or presence of a thrombus
2.  informal short for coronary thrombosis
 
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek: curdling, from thrombousthai to clot, from thrombosthrombus]
 
thrombotic
 
adj

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thrombosis
1706, Mod.L., from Gk. thrombosis "a clumping or curdling" (from thrombousthai "become curdled or clotted," from thrombos "clot, curd, lump") + -osis.
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thrombosis throm·bo·sis (thrŏm-bō'sĭs)
n. pl. throm·bo·ses (-sēz)
Formation or presence of a thrombus.

thrombotic throm·bot·ic (thrŏm-bŏt'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to, caused by, or characterized by thrombosis.

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thrombosis   (thrŏm-bō'sĭs)  Pronunciation Key 
The formation or presence of a thrombus.
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thrombosis [(throm-boh-sis)]

The development of a blood clot in the circulatory system. Depending on the location of the clot, the resultant loss of circulation can lead to a stroke (cerebral thrombosis) or heart attack (coronary thrombosis).

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