parietal thrombus


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thrombus

 [throm´bus]
a stationary blood clot along the wall of a blood vessel, frequently causing vascular obstruction. Some authorities differentiate thrombus formation from simple coagulation or clot formation. See also embolus.
Sites of thrombus formation. From Damjanov, 1996.
mural thrombus one attached to the wall of the heart adjacent to an area of diseased endocardium, or to the aortic wall overlying an intimal lesion. See also parietal thrombus.
occluding thrombus one that occupies the entire lumen of a vessel and obstructs blood flow.
parietal thrombus one attached to a vessel or heart wall; see also mural thrombus.

pa·ri·e·tal throm·bus

an arterial thrombus adhering to one side of the wall of the vessel.
See also: mural thrombus.

pa·ri·e·tal throm·bus

(pă-rī'ĕ-tăl throm'bŭs)
An arterial thrombus adhering to one side of the wall of the vessel.
See also: mural thrombus