thromboembolism


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thromboembolism

 [throm″bo-em´bo-lizm]
obstruction of a blood vessel with thrombotic material carried by the blood from the site of origin to plug another vessel.
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throm·bo·em·bo·lism

(throm'bō-em'bŏ-lizm),
Embolism from a thrombus.
[thrombo- + G. embolismos, embolism]
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thromboembolism

(thrŏm′bō-ĕm′bə-lĭz′əm)
n.
The blocking of a blood vessel by a blood clot dislodged from its site of origin.

throm′bo·em·bol′ic (-ĕm-bŏl′ĭk) adj.
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throm·bo·em·bo·lism

(throm'bō-em'bŏ-lizm)
Embolism from a thrombus.
[thrombo- + G. embolismos, embolism]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

thromboembolism

An EMBOLISM caused by a dislodged THROMBUS.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Thromboembolism

A clot in the blood that forms and blocks a blood vessel. It can lead to infarction, or death of the surrounding tissue due to lack of blood supply.
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Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

throm·bo·em·bo·lism

(throm'bō-em'bŏ-lizm)
Embolism from a thrombus.
[thrombo- + G. embolismos, embolism]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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