va·​so-oc·​clu·​sive -ə-ˈklü-siv How to pronounce vaso-occlusive (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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