[ UK /θɹəmbˈə‍ʊsɪs/ ]
[ US /θɹɑmˈboʊsəs/ ]
  1. the formation or presence of a thrombus (a clot of coagulated blood attached at the site of its formation) in a blood vessel
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How To Use thrombosis In A Sentence

  • Oily fish such as herring, kippers, mackerel, pilchards, salmon, sardines and trout, contain oils that can lessen the risk of thrombosis.
  • Data from both venogram and fibrinogen scans demonstrate that deep-vein thrombosis usually originates in the deep-veins of the leg.
  • Thus diminution of prostacyclin production and stimulation of platelet aggregation both mediated by lipid peroxides could contribute to thrombosis on atheromatous plaques.
  • This shows an infiltration of polymorphonuclear leukocytes with foci of necrosis, thrombosis, and hemorrhage.
  • High rutin levels mean it can reduce the likelihood of stroke, heart attack and thrombosis. Times, Sunday Times
  • When such techniques are adhered to, the risk of trauma to the radial artery and subsequent thrombosis is reduced even when collateral circulation in the hand is reduced.
  • This reduces the chance of getting pressure ulcers (bed sores) and of developing a deep vein thrombosis.
  • Deep-vein thrombosis, also known as deep-venous thrombosis blood clot ( "thrombus") in a deep vein. Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]
  • If one has a history of hypercoagulability such as deep venous thrombosis or phlebitis (inflammation of the veins) then inner thigh liposuction can be a dangerous for him. Webmaster Forum
  • Computed tomography of her brain was consistent with a dural sinus thrombosis, including a small frontal lobe haemorrhage.
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