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phleb-

combining form

Definition of phleb-

  1. :  vein <phlebitis>



Variants of phleb-

or

phlebo-

Origin and Etymology of phleb-

Greek phleb-, phlebo-, from phleb-, phleps; perhaps akin to Greek phlyein, phlyzein to boil over — more at fluid


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