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phlebosclerosis

[fleb-oh-skli-roh-sis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. sclerosis, or hardening, of the walls of veins.

Origin of phlebosclerosis

First recorded in 1895–1900; phlebo- + sclerosis
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Examples from the Web for phlebosclerosis

Historical Examples

  • Phlebosclerosis not infrequently occurs with arteriosclerosis.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield


British Dictionary definitions for phlebosclerosis

phlebosclerosis

noun
  1. pathol hardening and loss of elasticity of the veinsAlso called: venosclerosis
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phlebosclerosis in Medicine

phlebosclerosis

(flĕb′ō-sklə-rōsĭs)
n.
  1. The thickening or hardening of the walls of a vein.venosclerosis
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