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VENOUS THROMBOSIS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does venous thrombosis mean? 

VENOUS THROMBOSIS (noun)
  The noun VENOUS THROMBOSIS has 1 sense:

1. thrombosis of a vein without prior inflammation of the vein; associated with sluggish blood flow (as in prolonged bedrest or pregnancy or surgery) or with rapid coagulation of the blood

  Familiarity information: VENOUS THROMBOSIS used as a noun is very rare.


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VENOUS THROMBOSIS (noun)


Sense 1venous thrombosis [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Thrombosis of a vein without prior inflammation of the vein; associated with sluggish blood flow (as in prolonged bedrest or pregnancy or surgery) or with rapid coagulation of the blood

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

phlebothrombosis; venous thrombosis

Hypernyms ("venous thrombosis" is a kind of...):

thrombosis (the formation or presence of a thrombus (a clot of coagulated blood attached at the site of its formation) in a blood vessel)

Domain category:

surgery (the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures)

gestation; maternity; pregnancy (the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus)


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