Definition of thrombosis in English:

thrombosis

Line breaks: throm|bosis
Pronunciation: /θrɒmˈbəʊsɪs
 
/

noun (plural thromboses /-siːz/)

[mass noun]

Derivatives

thrombotic

Pronunciation: /-ˈbɒtɪk/
adjective
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

early 18th century: modern Latin, from Greek thrombōsis 'curdling', from thrombos 'blood clot'.

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