throm|bo|sis


throm|bo|sis
throm|bo|sis «throm BOH sihs», noun, plural -ses «-seez».
the formation of a thrombus or blood clot; coagulation of blood in a blood vessel or in the heart, causing an obstruction of the circulation.
[< New Latin thrombosis < Greek thrómbōsis, ultimately < thrómbos a clot]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.