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deep vein thrombosisnoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation DVT)
a ​seriousmedicalcondition in which a ​blood clot (= a ​stickymass of ​blood)forms in the veins of the ​legs or ​lungs
(Definition of deep vein thrombosis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deep vein thrombosis”
in Chinese (Simplified) 深静脉血栓…
in Chinese (Traditional) 深靜脈血栓…
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