Definition of thrombose in English:

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Pronunciation: /θrɒmˈbəʊz/
Pronunciation: /θrɒmˈbəʊs/


Affect with or be affected by thrombosis: [with object]: the superior mesenteric artery was thrombosed [no object]: the adjacent capillaries may thrombose (as adjective thrombosed) the appearance of the thrombosed vein
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  • Note the yellowish-white pus distributed along the pial vessels and the congested and/or thrombosed pial veins emanating from the superior sagittal sinus.
  • The landmark method fails, irrespective of anatomy, if the vein has thrombosed.
  • At the time of the second infusion, two other ipsilateral antecubital veins had thrombosed.


Late 19th century: back-formation from thrombosis.

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