economy-class syndrome Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of "economy-class syndrome" - English Dictionary

economy-class syndromenoun [U]

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