THROMBUS

noun. a blood clot which develops within a blood vessel. A thrombus which comes to be detached from its point of origin and is transported within the bloodstream to block another site is referred to as an embolus.

THROMBUS: "We may be dealing with more than one thrombus with this patient."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THROMBUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/thrombus/ (accessed August 3, 2020).
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