thrombophlebitis


throm·bo·phle·bi·tis

noun \ˌthräm-bō-fli-ˈbī-təs\

Definition of THROMBOPHLEBITIS

:  inflammation of a vein with formation of a thrombus

Origin of THROMBOPHLEBITIS

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1890

throm·bo·phle·bi·tis

noun \-fli-ˈbīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural throm·bo·phle·bit·i·des \-ˈbit-ə-ˌdēz\

Medical Definition of THROMBOPHLEBITIS

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

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