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pl. thrombi [Gr. thrombos, a clot] A blood clot that adheres to the wall of a blood vessel or organ. It may obstruct the vessel or organ in which it resides, preventing the flow of blood. Anticoagulants are used to prevent and treat this condition.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Thrombus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744622/all/obstructing_thrombus.
Thrombus. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744622/all/obstructing_thrombus. Accessed December 6, 2019.
Thrombus. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744622/all/obstructing_thrombus
Thrombus [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 06]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744622/all/obstructing_thrombus.
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