thrombo-


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Related to thrombo-: thromboembolic

thrombo-

or thromb-
pref.
Blood clot; blood clotting: thromboplastic.

[Greek, from thrombos, clot.]

thrombo-

or sometimes before a vowel

thromb-

combining form
(Pathology) indicating a blood clot: thromboembolism.
[from Greek thrombos lump, clot]

thrombo-

a combining form meaning “blood clot,” “coagulation,” “thrombin”: thrombocyte.
[< Greek, comb. form of thrómbos clot, lump]
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He was an Air Force weapons mechanic in Southeast Asia in the late 1960s when a military doctor misdiagnosed his acute thrombo- phlebitis as kidney stones.
It's called Thrombotic Thrombo- cytopenic Purpura, or as Uncle Morrie would say: "For you bubbelah, TTP.