Definitions for: Thrombosis


[n] the formation or presence of a thrombus (a clot of coagulated blood attached at the site of its formation) in a blood vessel



Webster (1913) Definition: Throm*bo"sis, n. [NL. See Thrombus.] (Med.)
The obstruction of a blood vessel by a clot formed at the
site of obstruction; -- distinguished from embolism, which is
produced by a clot or foreign body brought from a distance.
-- Throm*bot"ic, a.

See Also: cerebral thrombosis, coronary, coronary thrombosis, milk leg, occlusion, phlebothrombosis, phlegmasia alba dolens, thrombus, venous thrombosis, white leg

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