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Veno-occlusive disease

Synonym(s)

  • vaso-occlusive disease
  • venoocclusive disease
  • VOD

Definition(s)

Disorder in which veins are partially or completely obstructed or the blood flow through the veins is suboptimal.

Definition from: NCI Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: July 7, 2014