veno-occlusive disease of liver

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veno-occlusive disease of liver ve·no-oc·clu·sive disease of liver (vē'nō-ə-klōō'sĭv, -zĭv)
A disease of the liver characterized by the inflammation and destruction of minute hepatic veins, usually caused by drinking tea made from plants containing toxic substances.

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