NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,893 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- deep vein thrombosis
- listen (… vayn throm-BOH-sis)
- The formation of a blood clot in a deep vein of the leg or lower pelvis. Symptoms may include pain, swelling, warmth, and redness in the affected area. Also called DVT.