microthrombus

microthrombus

[mī′krōthrom′bəs] pl. microthrombi
Etymology: Gk, mikros, small + thrombos, lump
a small thrombus located in a capillary or other small blood vessel.

microthrombus

(mī″krō-thrŏm′bŭs) [″ + ″]
A microscopic clump of fibrin, platelets, and red blood cells.
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2, part B), microthrombus formation and presence apoptotic body in the G2 and G3 groups, and more apoptotic bodies were found in the G3 group than in the G2 group.
However, presence of microthrombus is found with a high rate on autopsies.
Review of the corresponding hematoxylin-eosin sections revealed that these areas were sites of prior biopsy or microthrombus formation (Figure 9, A through E).