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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Occlusion of a blood vessel by an abnormal particle that has broken away from a blood clot formed within a blood vessel and remaining attached to its place of origin

Usage examples (35)
  • The risk of venous thromboembolism, or blood clots, was looked at in 38 studies that included 8,172 patients.
  • Bayer HealthCare already markets its factor Xa inhibitor, Xarelto, for vein clotting, or venous thromboembolism.
  • A pulmonary thromboembolism is a blood clot blocking the pulmonary arteries those leading from the heart to the lungs.
  • Venous thromboembolism, or blood clots forming in the vein, is already listed on Avastin's label as a reported adverse event. for more
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