omphalophlebitis

noun

om·​pha·​lo·​phle·​bi·​tis -fli-ˈbīt-əs How to pronounce omphalophlebitis (audio)
plural omphalophlebitides -ˈbit-ə-ˌdēz How to pronounce omphalophlebitis (audio)
: a condition (as navel ill) characterized by or resulting from inflammation and infection of the umbilical vein

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“Omphalophlebitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/omphalophlebitis. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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