variants: or phlebo-

Definition of phleb-

: vein phlebitis

History and Etymology for phleb-

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

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“Phleb-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phleb-. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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