economy-class syndrome Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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economy-class syndromenoun [U]

uk   us   informal
deep vein thrombosis (= a ​stickymass of ​blood in the ​lungs or in the ​tubes that ​carryblood to the ​heart) that someone ​develops after ​travelling on a ​plane
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