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thrombophlebitis

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noun throm·bo·phle·bi·tis \ˌthräm-bō-fli-ˈbī-təs\

Definition of thrombophlebitis

  1. :  inflammation of a vein with formation of a thrombus



Origin of thrombophlebitis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1890


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thrombophlebitis

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noun throm·bo·phle·bi·tis \-fli-ˈbīt-əs\

Medical Definition of thrombophlebitis

plural throm·bo·phle·bit·i·des \-ˈbit-ə-ˌdēz\play

  1. :  inflammation of a vein with formation of a thrombus—compare phlebothrombosis




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