periphlebitis

noun

peri·​phle·​bi·​tis ˌper-ə-fli-ˈbīt-əs How to pronounce periphlebitis (audio)
plural periphlebitides -ˈbit-ə-ˌdēz How to pronounce periphlebitis (audio)
: inflammation of the outer coat of a vein or of tissues around a vein

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“Periphlebitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/periphlebitis. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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