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Definition of thrombosis noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

thrombosis

 noun
noun
NAmE//θrɑmˈboʊsəs//
 
[countable, uncountable] (pl. thromboses
NAmE//θrɑmˈboʊsiz//
 
)
(medical)
 
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a serious condition caused by a blood clot (= a thick mass of blood) forming in a blood vessel (= tube) or in the heart see also coronary thrombosis, deep vein thrombosis
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: thrombosis