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θrɒmˈboʊ sɪsthrom·bo·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thrombosis(noun)

    the formation or presence of a thrombus (a clot of coagulated blood attached at the site of its formation) in a blood vessel


  1. thrombosis(Noun)

    The formation of thrombi in the blood vessels of a living organism, causing obstruction of the circulation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thrombosis(noun)

    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


  1. Thrombosis

    Thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel, obstructing the flow of blood through the circulatory system. When a blood vessel is injured, the body uses platelets and fibrin to form a blood clot to prevent blood loss. Even when a blood vessel is not injured, blood clots may form in the body under certain conditions. A clot that breaks free and begins to travel around the body is known as an embolus. When a thrombus is significantly large enough to reduce the blood flow to a tissue, Hypoxia, oxygen deprivation can occur and metabolic products such as lactic acid can accumulate. A larger thrombus causing a much greater obstruction to the blood flow may result in anoxia, the complete deprivation of oxygen and infarction, tissue death. There are also a number of other conditions that can arise according to the location of the thrombus and the organs affected. Thromboembolism is the combination of thrombosis and its main complication, embolism.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thrombosis

    throm-bō′sis, n. an affection of the blood—vessels (either veins or arteries), which essentially consists in a coagulation of blood, forming a true clot, at a certain fixed spot.—adjs. Throm′bosed, Thrombot′ic.—n. Throm′bus, the blood-clot formed in thrombosis.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Thrombosis

    Formation and development of a thrombus or blood clot in the blood vessel.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thrombosis in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thrombosis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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