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Medical Term:

thrombosis

Pronunciation: throm-bo'sis, -sez

Definition:

  1. Formation or presence of a thrombus.
  2. Clotting within a blood vessel that may cause infarction of tissues supplied by the vessel.

[G. thrombosis, a clotting, fr. thrombos, clot]

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