periphlebitis

noun
peri·​phle·​bi·​tis | \ ˌper-ə-fli-ˈbīt-əs How to pronounce periphlebitis (audio) \
plural periphlebitides\ -​ˈbit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce periphlebitides (audio) \

Medical Definition of periphlebitis

: inflammation of the outer coat of a vein or of tissues around a vein

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“Periphlebitis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/periphlebitis. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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