<haematology> An aggregation of blood factors, primarily platelets and fibrin with entrapment of cellular elements, frequently causing vascular obstruction at the point of its formation. Some authorities thus differentiate thrombus formation from simple coagulation or clot formation.

Compare: embolism.

Origin: Gr. Thrombos = clot

(11 Mar 2008)

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