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Search Results for: thrombosis

Thrombosis

Definition noun, plural: thromboses Thrombus (blood clot) that forms in any part of the circulatory system, causing... Read More

Thrombus

Definition noun, plural: thrombi A blood clot that forms in the wall of blood vessels or inside the heart, and remains at... Read More

Propagated thrombus

propagated thrombus --> creeping thrombosis A gradually increasing thrombosis involving one section of a vein after another... Read More

Shunt

shunt 1. To turn to one side, to divert, to bypass. 2. (Science: cardiology) A passage or anastomosis between two natural... Read More

Glycoprotein

Definition noun, plural: glycoproteins Any of the conjugated proteins, characterized by having one or more... Read More

Platelet

Definition noun, plural: platelets A discoid cellular fragment (2–3 µm diameter) important for blood coagulation and for... Read More

Embolism

Definition noun, plural: embolisms (pathology) The occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus Supplement An embolus is an... Read More

Thrombectomy

Definition noun, plural: thrombectomies Surgical removal of a thrombus Supplement Thrombectomy is done to remove the... Read More

Thromboxane

Definition noun, plural: thromboxanes Any from the various arachidonic acid metabolites produced by the action of... Read More

Anticoagulant

Anticoagulant An anticoagulant is a substance that prevents the clotting or thickening of blood. Anticoagulants are given to... Read More