deep vein thrombosis

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deep vein thrombosis

n. Abbr. DVT
A condition in which one or more thrombi form in a deep vein, especially in the leg or pelvis, resulting in an increased risk of a pulmonary embolus. Also called deep venous thrombosis.
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Deep vein thombosis in athletes: risks of racing and resting.