Definition of thromboembolic in US English:

thromboembolic

adjective

Medicine
  • See thromboembolism

    • ‘Rather than regarding pulmonary embolism as a simple binary disease, the emphasis in patient outcome studies should be the thromboembolic event rate in patients not initially treated for thromboembolic disease.’
    • ‘The patients most at risk from stroke are those with a history of thromboembolic disease, diabetes, hypertension, and cardiac failure and those female patients more than 75 years old.’
    • ‘For a list of risk factors for deep venous thrombosis and other thromboembolic disorders, see Table 1.’
    • ‘Clinical data obtained were death from thromboembolic causes, recurrent DVT or pulmonary emboli, and major bleeding episodes.’
    • ‘Reasons for exclusion from the study included previous cancer, thromboembolic disease, current use of anticoagulants, shortened life expectancy, and desire for future pregnancy.’

Pronunciation

thromboembolic

/-ˌemˈbälik/