the fibrinous clot attached at the site of thrombosis
Origin of thrombusModern Latin ; from Classical Greek thrombos, a clot ; from Indo-European an unverified form dhrómbhos ; from base an unverified form dherebh-, to coagulate
A fibrinous clot formed in a blood vessel or chamber of the heart.
Origin of thrombusNew Latin, from Greek thrombos, clot.
From the Modern Latin thrombus, from the Ancient Greek Î¸ÏÏŒÎ¼Î²Î¿Ï‚ (thrombos, “lump", “piece", “blood clot", “milk curd"); compare thrombo-.