n. (pl. thrombi) a blood-clot formed in the vascular system and impeding blood flow.
Etymology: mod.L f. Gk thrombos lump, blood-clot

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  • thrombus — [ trɔ̃bys ] n. m. • 1539; trumbe v. 1370; mot lat., du gr. thrombos ♦ Méd. Masse sanguine coagulée dans un vaisseau, où elle détermine une thrombose. ● thrombus nom masculin (grec thrombos, caillot) Masse sanguine coagulée dans un vaisseau, dont… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Thrombus — Throm bus, n.; pl. {Thrombi}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a lump, a clot of blood.] (Med.) (a) A clot of blood formed of a passage of a vessel and remaining at the site of coagulation. (b) A tumor produced by the escape of blood into the subcutaneous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thrombus — (gr.), Blutklumpen, Blutpfropf, Blutkuchen, Blutgeschwulst; daher Thromboschĕsis, Verhalten, Zurückhaltung von Blutklumpen. Thrombōsis (Pfropfbildung), Verstopfung der Arterien u. Venen durch ein Blutgerinsel. T. lactea, Stockung der Milch in den …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Thrombus — (griech.), s. Thrombosis …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Thrombus — Thrombus,der:⇨Blutgerinnsel …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • thrombus — 1690s, Mod.L., from Gk. thrombos lump, piece, clot of blood, curd of milk …   Etymology dictionary

  • thrombus — [thräm′bəs] n. pl. thrombi [thräm′bī΄] [ModL < Gr thrombos, a clot < IE * dhrómbhos < base * dherebh , to coagulate] the fibrinous clot attached at the site of thrombosis …   English World dictionary

  • Thrombus — « Caillot » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Caillot (homonymie). Un caillot sanguin …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thrombus — Clot redirects here. For other uses, see Clot (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Embolism. Blood clot diagram. A thrombus (Greek θρόμβος), or blood clot, is the final product of the blood coagulation step in hemostasis. It is achieved via… …   Wikipedia

  • Thrombus — Schematische Darstellung Aus den Herzkranzgefä …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • thrombus — A clot in the cardiovascular systems formed during life from constituents of blood; it may be occlusive or attached to the vessel or heart wall without obstructing the lumen (mural t.). [L. fr. G. thrombos, a clot] …   Medical dictionary

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