noun. a blood clot formed within a blood vessel and remaining attached to its place of origin.
Example sentences of the word thrombus
1. Noun, singular or mass
Sometimes the aneurysm facilitates a thrombus that breaks off and is carried through the blood stream -- it's called an embolus, and it can cause blood clots elsewhere in your cat's body.
For example, chamomile may enhance the effects of warfarin, which is an anticoagulant drug, or blood thinner, used to prevent thrombus formation in blood vessels.