from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Plural of thrombus.

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  • n. Plural form of thrombus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of thrombus.


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  • The heart is extensively described as both an organ of psyche, intelligence, and emotion, as well as an important body of the organ that can be harmed such as by exhibiting thrombi.

    The heart and cardiovascular system in the Qur'an and Hadeeth - The Panda's Thumb

  • The benefits from proteolytic enzymes are that they inhibit inflammation without immunosuppression, reduce pain and edema, inhibit thrombi formation and stimulate thrombolysis, improve the blood supply and therefore the nutrition of the tissue and improve blood circulation.

    Stefan Aschan: Bounce Back Faster from Painful Restrictions

  • In such patients, cardioversion should be delayed until the patient has been anticoagulated at appropriate levels INR 2.0 to 3.0 for three to four weeks or shorter term anticoagulation if screening transesophageal echocardiography has excluded atrial and atrial appendage thrombi.

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  • As UpToDate has it: In particular, patients with AF of more than 48 hours duration or of unknown duration .. may have atrial thrombi that can embolize.

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  • Of course transesophageal echo can be performed if there is a more urgent indication but it is not 100% reliable in excluding thrombi so I would prefer to wait& anticoagulate in an asymptomatic patient.

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  • A few years later, and here I am, identifying venous thrombi and peri-pancreatic stranding, the common bile duct and the superior mesenteric artery.

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  • Still, I might not recommend its use in women who are known to have Factor V Leiden mutation and a history of thrombi/thromboemboli.

    “Be grateful to FDA”–Wendy Wright

  • Longuet regards the condition of the blood in leukemia as the cause of such priapism, and considers that the circulation of the blood is retarded in the smaller vessels, while, owing to the great increase in the number of white corpuscles, thrombi are formed.

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  • The small, wartlike excrescences occurring sometimes in endocarditis may occasionally form a foundation on which a thrombi may develop.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • In worm aneurism we usually find large thrombi within the aneurismal dilatation of the artery, which sometimes plug the whole vessel or extend into the aorta.

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