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deep vein thrombosis

noun [U] uk   us   (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
Translations of “deep vein thrombosis”
in Chinese (Traditional) 深靜脈血栓…
in Chinese (Simplified) 深静脉血栓…
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