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milk leg

noun

Definition of MILK LEG

:  a painful swelling of the leg caused by inflammation and clotting in the veins and affecting some postpartum women
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First Known Use of MILK LEG

circa 1860
Medical Dictionary

milk leg

noun

Medical Definition of MILK LEG

:  postpartum thrombophlebitis of a femoral vein—called also phlegmasia alba dolens

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