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throm·bol·y·sis

 (thrŏm-bŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. throm·bol·y·ses (-sēz)
Dissolution or destruction of a thrombus.

throm′bo·lyt′ic (-bə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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thrombolysis

(ˌθrɒmˈbɒlɪsɪs)
n
(Medicine) the breaking up of a blood clot
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Noun1.thrombolysis - the process of breaking up and dissolving blood clots
lysis - (biochemistry) dissolution or destruction of cells such as blood cells or bacteria
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Translations
trombolisi

throm·bol·y·sis

n. trombólisis, lisis o disolución de un coágulo.
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thrombolysis

n trombolisis f
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