Meaning of “deep vein thrombosis” in the English Dictionary

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"deep vein thrombosis" in British English

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deep vein thrombosisnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌdiːp ˌveɪn θrɒmˈbəʊ.sɪs/ us /ˌdiːp ˌveɪn θrɑːmˈboʊ.sɪs/ abbreviation DVT

a serious medical condition in which a blood clot (= a sticky mass 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)

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