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Date: 1700-1800
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: Greek, from thrombos 'clot'

thrombosis

noun
     
Related topics: Illness and Disability
throm‧bo‧sis plural thromboses [uncountable and countable]
technicalMI a serious medical problem caused by a clot forming in your blood that prevents the blood from flowing normally

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