phlebosclerosis

[fleb-oh-skli-roh-sis]

Origin of phlebosclerosis

First recorded in 1895–1900; phlebo- + sclerosis
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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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