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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Usually the stroke patient is given blood thinners to dissolve the clot but owing to the major episode, the doctors' team decided to conduct a mechanical thrombolysis.
Mechanical thrombolysis (MT) and pharmacomechanical thrombolysis (PMT) have also been used for the treatment of iliofemoral DVT.
Despite limited data on utility, mechanical thrombolysis (EKOS catheter, AngioJet) is often used in combination with pharmacologic thrombolysis [15].

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