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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

throm·bus

, pl.

throm·bi

(throm'bŭs, -bī),
A clot in the cardiovascular systems formed during life from constituents of blood; it may be occlusive or attached to the vessel or heart wall without obstructing the lumen (mural thrombus).
[L. fr. G. thrombos, a clot]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

thrombus

(thrŏm′bəs)
n. pl. throm·bi (-bī)
A fibrinous clot formed in a blood vessel or chamber of the heart.
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thrombus

Hematology An intravascular blood clot formed in vivo from fibrin thread accumulation around a platelet plug. See Deep vein thrombosis, Pulmonary thromboembolism.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

throm·bus

, pl. thrombi (throm'bŭs, -bī)
A clot in the cardiovascular system formed during life from constituents of blood; it may be occlusive or attached to the vessel or heart wall without obstructing the lumen (mural thrombus).
Synonym(s): blood clot.
[L. fr. G. thrombos, a clot]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

thrombus

A blood clot forming especially on the wall of a blood vessel. This is commonly the result of local damage to the inner lining of the vessel (the endothelium).
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Thrombus

Formation of a blood clot within the vascular system. A thrombus becomes an embolism if it breaks away and blocks a blood vessel.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

throm·bus

, pl. thrombi (throm'bŭs, -bī)
A clot in the cardiovascular system formed during life from constituents of blood; it may be occlusive or attached to the vessel or heart wall without obstructing the lumen (mural thrombus).
Synonym(s): blood clot.
[L. fr. G. thrombos, a clot]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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In this report, we present a unique case of large mobile right atrial thrombus with witnessed migration to the pulmonary artery on echocardiogram, resulting in pulmonary embolism.
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