Etymology

1. thromboembolism

noun. occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus that has broken away from a thrombus.

Etymology

  • embolism (English)
  • thromb- (English)

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Example sentences of the word thromboembolism


1. Noun, singular or mass
If the dog has large numbers of worms, he's at risk for pulmonary thromboembolism for the next six weeks as the worms die off.

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