- a combining form with the meanings “blood clot,” “coagulation,” “thrombin,” used in the formation of compound words: thrombocyte.
- indicating a blood clotthromboembolism
word-forming element meaning “blood clot,” from comb. form Greek thrombos “clot of blood” (see thrombus). pref.
- Blood clot; blood clotting:thromboplastin.