thrombosis

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Borrowing from Ancient Greek θρόμβωσις (thrómbōsis, curdling, clotting); synchronically analyzable as thrombus +‎ -osis.

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thrombosis (plural thromboses)

  1. (pathology) The formation of thrombi in the blood vessels of a living organism, causing obstruction of the circulation.

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