noun Pathology.

  1. intravascular coagulation of the blood in any part of the circulatory system, as in the heart, arteries, veins, or capillaries.

noun plural -ses (siːz)

  1. the formation or presence of a thrombus
  2. informal short for coronary thrombosis

n.1706, Modern Latin, from Greek thrombosis “a clumping or curdling” (from thrombousthai “become curdled or clotted,” from thrombos “clot, curd, lump;” see thrombus) + -osis. adj.

  1. Relating to, caused by, or characterized by thrombosis.

n. pl. throm•bo•ses (-sēz)

  1. Formation or presence of a thrombus.

  1. The formation or presence of a thrombus.

The development of a blood clot in the circulatory system. Depending on the location of the clot, the resultant loss of circulation can lead to a stroke (cerebral thrombosis) or heart attack (coronary thrombosis).

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