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Affect with or be affected by thrombosis.[with object] ‘the superior mesenteric artery was thrombosed’[no object] ‘the adjacent capillaries may thrombose’‘the appearance of the thrombosed vein’
- ‘When inflamed they become red and tender, and if they become thrombosed they can cause severe pain and be felt as a tender mass in the anal area.’
- ‘The landmark method fails, irrespective of anatomy, if the vein has thrombosed.’
- ‘At the time of the second infusion, two other ipsilateral antecubital veins had thrombosed.’
- ‘Anal tags are generally asymptomatic and often are the remnants of previously thrombosed external hemorrhoids.’
- ‘Note the yellowish-white pus distributed along the pial vessels and the congested and/or thrombosed pial veins emanating from the superior sagittal sinus.’
Late 19th century: back-formation from thrombosis.
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