phlebosclerosis

[ fleb-oh-skli-roh-sis ]
/ ˌflɛb oʊ sklɪˈroʊ sɪs /

noun Pathology.

sclerosis, or hardening, of the walls of veins.

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Origin of phlebosclerosis

First recorded in 1895–1900; phlebo- + sclerosis
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British Dictionary definitions for phlebosclerosis

phlebosclerosis
/ (ˌflɛbəʊsklɪˈrəʊsɪs) /

noun

pathol hardening and loss of elasticity of the veinsAlso called: venosclerosis
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Medical definitions for phlebosclerosis

phlebosclerosis
[ flĕb′ō-sklə-rōsĭs ]

n.

The thickening or hardening of the walls of a vein.venosclerosis
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