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What is thrombosis?

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2012-06-08 23:44:28
2012-06-08 23:44:28

Thrombosis is the formation of a clot or thrombus inside a blood vessel, obstructing the flow of blood through the circulatory system.

Thromboembolism is a general term describing both thrombosis and its main complication which is embolisation1.


Blood clot.

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