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sclerotherapy

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noun sclero·ther·a·py \ˌskler-ō-ˈther-ə-pē\

Definition of sclerotherapy

  1. :  the injection of a sclerosing agent (as saline) into a varicose vein to produce inflammation and scarring which closes the lumen and is followed by shrinkage



1944

First Known Use of sclerotherapy

1944


Medical Dictionary

sclerotherapy

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noun sclero·ther·a·py \ˌskler-ō-ˈther-ə-pē\

Medical Definition of sclerotherapy

plural sclerotherapies

  1. :  the injection of a sclerosing agent (as morrhuate sodium) into a varicose vein to produce inflammation and scarring which closes the lumen and is followed by shrinkage; also :  prolotherapy




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