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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

a clot of blood formed within a blood vessel and remaining attached to its place of origin.(plural)

Usage examples (28)
  • Still, I might not recommend its use in women who are known to have Factor V Leiden mutation and a history of thrombi/thromboemboli.
  • As UpToDate has it: In particular, patients with AF of more than 48 hours duration or of unknown duration .. may have atrial thrombi that can embolize.
  • The heart is extensively described as both an organ of psyche, intelligence, and emotion, as well as an important body of the organ that can be harmed such as by exhibiting...
  • Of course transesophageal echo can be performed if there is a more urgent indication but it is not 100% reliable in excluding thrombi so I would prefer to wait&... for more
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