phlebosclerosis

noun
phle·​bo·​scle·​ro·​sis | \ ˌflē-bō-sklə-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce phlebosclerosis (audio) \
plural phleboscleroses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce phlebosclerosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of phlebosclerosis

: sclerosis of the wall of a vein and especially of its inner coats

called also venofibrosis

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“Phlebosclerosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phlebosclerosis. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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