Local arrest of the circulation by thrombosis. [thrombo- + G. stasis, a standing]

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throm·bos·ta·sis (throm-bosґtə-sis) stasis of blood in a part, with formation of a thrombus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • thromb- — combining form or thrombo Etymology: Greek thrombos lump, clot of blood, curd more at atrophy 1. a. : blood clot thrombocyst …   Useful english dictionary

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