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[deep-veyn] /ˈdipˌveɪn/

noun, Pathology.
a condition in which a blood clot forms in a vein deep beneath the skin, typically in the leg or pelvic area:
Immobility and lack of exercise are risk factors for deep-vein thrombosis.
Also called deep-vein thrombus. a blood clot in a vein deep beneath the skin.
deep vein thrombosis
noun (pl) -ses (-siːz)
a blood clot in one of the major veins, usually in the legs or pelvis; can be caused by prolonged sitting in the same position, as on long-haul air flights DVT
deep vein thrombosis


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