Thrombosis Throm*bo"sis, n. [NL. See {Thrombus}.] (Med.) The obstruction of a blood vessel by a clot formed at the site of obstruction; -- distinguished from {embolism}, which is produced by a clot or foreign body brought from a distance. -- {Throm*bot"ic}, a. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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