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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Trombosis

Thrombosis (throm-BOH-sis)
The formation or presence of a thrombus (blood clot) inside a blood vessel.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.