thrombus

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throm·bus

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

[New Latin, from Greek thrombos, clot.]

thrombus

(ˈθrɒmbəs)
n, pl -bi (-baɪ)
(Pathology) a clot of coagulated blood that forms within a blood vessel or inside the heart and remains at the site of its formation, often impeding the flow of blood. Compare embolus
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek thrombos lump, of obscure origin]

throm•bus

(ˈθrɒm bəs)

n., pl. -bi (-bī).
a fibrinous clot that forms in and obstructs a blood vessel, or that forms in one of the chambers of the heart.
[1685–95; < New Latin < Greek thrómbos clot, lump]

thrombus

A blood clot on the lining of a blood vessel, such as an artery or vein.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thrombus - a blood clot formed within a blood vessel and remaining attached to its place of origin
clot, coagulum - a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
thrombosis - the formation or presence of a thrombus (a clot of coagulated blood attached at the site of its formation) in a blood vessel
Translations
trombus

thrombus

nThrombus m (form), → Blutpfropf m

throm·bus

n. trombo, coágulo que causa una obstrucción vascular parcial o total.

thrombus

n (pl -bi) trombo
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64],[73] SWI enables visualization of thrombotic material in AIS, and it was suggested that clot location and length could be reliably assessed using the SVS, with a high concordance with DSA findings, and not only can SWI show the proximal end of the occluding thrombus, but it can also reveal the length of the clot.
In addition, according to Besarab and Brouwer (2004), an occluding thrombus can be the substrate for bacterial propagation and infection.