vaso-occlusive

adjective
va·​so-oc·​clu·​sive | \ -ə-ˈklü-siv How to pronounce vaso-occlusive (audio) \

Medical Definition of vaso-occlusive

: relating to, resulting from, or caused by occlusion of a blood vessel vaso-occlusive retinopathy a vaso-occlusive crisis characteristic of sickle cell anemia

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“Vaso-occlusive.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/vaso-occlusive. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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