Definition of Thromboembolism

1. Noun. Occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus that has broken away from a thrombus.

Generic synonyms: Occlusion



Definition of Thromboembolism

1. Noun. (medicine) An embolism caused by a blood clot carried in the bloodstream from its place of origin ¹

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Definition of Thromboembolism

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Medical Definition of Thromboembolism

1. Obstruction of a blood vessel with thrombotic material carried by the blood stream from the site of origin to plug another vessel. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thromboembolism

thrombocytopenia purpura
thrombocytopenias
thrombocytopenic
thrombocytopenic purpura
thrombocytopoiesis
thrombocytoses
thrombocytosis
thromboelastogram
thromboelastograph
thromboelastography
thromboelastometric
thromboelastometry
thromboembolectomy
thromboembolic
thromboembolic meningoencephalitis
thromboembolism (current term)
thromboembolisms
thromboendarterectomy
thromboendarteriectomy
thromboendo-arterectomy
thromboendoarterectomy
thromboendoarteriectomy
thromboendoarterioectomy
thromboendocarditis
thrombogen
thrombogene
thrombogenesis
thrombogenic
thrombogenicity
thromboid

Literary usage of Thromboembolism

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1. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Postoperative thromboembolism: an evaluation of true plasma antithrombin titers ... Post-operative thromboembolism: clinical evaluation of the efficacy of ..."

2. Plethysmography: Safety, Effectiveness, & Clinical Utility in Diagnosing by Thomas V. Holohan (1996)
"Venous thromboembolism: Scope of the problem and strategies for prevention and ... Pulmonary embolism and thromboembolism in the United States, 1970-1985. ..."

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