Definition: The development of a "thrombus", consisting of platelets, fibrin, red and white blood cells in the arterial or venous circulation. Platelet-rich "white thrombi" are found in the arterial system and can be prevented by antiplatelet drugs.
an organized mass of blood elements (platelets, red corpuscles and white corpuscles), of fibrin and of other plasma proteins, which are deposited at the surface or which obstruct the free passage of the vascular system
An abnormal condition of the veins in which a blockage occurs due to the aggregation of platelets, fibrin and cellular elements of the blood attaching to the interior walls of a vein or artery. Also called blood clot.
A condition in which one of the penile veins bulge out, harden, and become painful. Basically a blood clot. This can be the result of overzealous jelqing or pumping. Hot wraps, an aspirin a day and no PE will help with the recovery.
Thrombosis is the formation of a clot or thrombus inside a blood vessel, obstructing the flow of blood through the circulatory system. Thromboembolism is a general term describing both thrombosis and its main complication which is embolisation.