thromboembolism(redirected from thromboembolisms)
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Related to thromboembolisms: thrombotic occlusion
The blocking of a blood vessel by a blood clot dislodged from its site of origin.
throm′bo·em·bol′ic (-ĕm-bŏl′ĭk) adj.
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(Pathology) pathol the obstruction of a blood vessel by a thrombus that has become detached from its original site
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throm•bo•em•bo•lism(ˌθrɒm boʊˈɛm bəˌlɪz əm)
the blockage of a blood vessel by a thrombus carried through the bloodstream.
throm`bo•em•bol′ic (-ɛmˈbɒl ɪk) adj.
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thromboembolismn (pl -li) tromboembolia
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