veno-occlusive(redirected from v.-o. disease of liver)
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pertaining to or characterized by obstruction of the veins.
v.-o. disease of liver acute or chronic, partial or complete, occlusion of the branches of the hepatic veins by endophlebitis and thrombosis, leading to centrilobular necrosis, fibrosis, and ascites; most often seen in children.
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Concerning obstruction of veins.
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veno-occlusiveCausing veins to be closed by flattening or other means.
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