phlebosclerosis

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

sclerosis, or hardening, of the walls of veins.

Nearby words

  1. phlebophlebostomy,
  2. phleboplasty,
  3. phleborrhagia,
  4. phleborrhaphy,
  5. phleborrhexis,
  6. phlebostasis,
  7. phlebostenosis,
  8. phlebothrombosis,
  9. phlebotome,
  10. phlebotomic

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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Medicine definitions for phlebosclerosis

phlebosclerosis

[ flĕb′ō-sklə-rōsĭs ]

n.

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

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