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throm·bosed

(throm'bōsd),
1. Clotted.
2. Denoting a blood vessel that is the seat of thrombosis.

thrombosed

/throm·bosed/ (throm´bōzd) affected with thrombosis.

thrombosed

[throm′bōst]
1 clotted.
2 pertaining to a blood vessel in which a thrombus has formed.

throm·bosed

(throm'bōst)
1. Clotted.
2. Denoting a blood vessel that is the seat of thrombosis.

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Q. How can I prevent blood clots? I am 45 years old and am supposed to go on a business trip overseas. The flight itself is 12 hours long and then I have to continue traveling by bus. Could this cause me to have blood clots? If so, how can I prevent it?

A. Always walk as much as you can on the plane. Also, rotate your ankels in circles. Sometimes try to use your ankels and make the alphabet with them. Have fun..

Q. Are long flights dangerous? I'm flying next week to my vacation, and the flight is going to be rather long (almost 16 hours non-stop). Several years ago, my 75 years-old aunt had blood clot in her lung after a flight of similar length. I also heard that during flight the blood in the legs clots and that it can cause after that problems with the lungs and breathing. Does this mean it's dangerous for me to fly? Should I change my ticket to shorter connection flights?

A. Do other relatives of yours have blood clotting problems too, like your aunt? You should tell a doctor about the problem your aunt had and ask if it's genetic.

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