noun (plural thromboses /-siːz/)[mass noun]
Local coagulation or clotting of the blood in a part of the circulatory system: increased risk of thrombosis [count noun]: a coronary thrombosis
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- Patients present with local pressure symptoms, thrombosis, or distal embolisation.
- One complication is a blood clot or thrombosis blocking the flow to the fistula.
- Small or large vessels may be affected, with local thrombosis or thromboembolism from artery to artery or cardiac embolism.
early 18th century: modern Latin, from Greek thrombōsis 'curdling', from thrombos 'blood clot'.
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- She was diagnosed with a thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura like syndrome and was treated with daily plasma exchange and steroids.
- The pathogenesis of arterial thrombotic disease involves multiple genetic and environmental factors related to atherosclerosis and thrombosis.
- Hemolytic uremic syndrome is similar to thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura but does not present with neurologic changes.