inferior vena cava syndrome


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inferior vena cava syndrome

[in′fir·ē·ər ¦vē·nə ¦kā·və ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
Edema and venous distention of the abdomen and legs due to obstruction of the inferior vena cava.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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