Medical Definition of Venous insufficiency

1. A condition in which the vein do not channel the flow of blood adequately. most often this condition is seen in the veins of the lower extremities. Symptoms include leg swelling, leg pain and muscle cramps. This condition can predispose to venous thrombosis. (12 Jan 1998)



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venous blood
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venous circle of mammary gland
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venous embolism
venous foramen
venous gangrene
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venous heart
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venous hyperaemia
venous insufficiency (current term)
venous lakes
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venous murmur
venous plexus
venous plexus of bladder
venous plexus of foramen ovale
venous plexus of hypoglossal canal
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venous segments of liver
venous segments of the kidney
venous sinus
venous sinus of sclera

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