Definitions of thrombosis

n the formation or presence of a thrombus (a clot of coagulated blood attached at the site of its formation) in a blood vessel

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cerebral thrombosis
a blood clot in a cerebral artery or vein
coronary, coronary thrombosis
obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus)
milk leg, phlegmasia alba dolens, white leg
painful thrombosis of the femoral vein in the leg following childbirth
phlebothrombosis, venous thrombosis
thrombosis of a vein without prior inflammation of the vein; associated with sluggish blood flow (as in prolonged bedrest or pregnancy or surgery) or with rapid coagulation of the blood
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closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)

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