TITLE

thrombus

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2183
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "thrombus" is presented. It refers to a blood clot that is adherent to the wall of a blood vessel or organ. It may obstruct the vessel or organ in which it resides resulting in the prevention of the flow of blood. In order to treat this condition, anticoagulants are used.
ACCESSION #
21248615

 

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