Now, the venous system routing blood around the scarred parts of my liver is more complex, more liable to rupture.
I had triple the normal rate of venous thromboembolism—a blood clot forming disorder—and an elevated risk for male breast cancer.
venous thromboembolism—a condition that leads to blood clots—can be prevented fairly easily.
venous ve·nous (vē'nəs)
Of, relating to, or contained in the veins.
venous adjective (vē'nəs)