thromboembolism

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(throm″bō-em′bŏ-lizm )

[thrombo- + embolism]
The blocking of a blood vessel by a clot (or part of a clot) that has broken off from the place where it formed and traveled to another location.
SYN: SEE: embolic thrombosis

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