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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The formation or presence of a clot of coagulated blood attached at the site of its formation in a blood vessel.

Usage examples (36)
  • Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is the formation of a blood clot in a deep vein.
  • Only the thought of a deep vein thrombosis has encouraged me to come and tell you this much.
  • You better be walking from now on so that you can combat that deep vein thrombosis you have developed!
  • I can't believe the sort of day I've had today, if I throw a deep vein thrombosis the fault will be entirely mine. for more
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