[ fleb-oh-throm-boh-sis ]
/ ˌflɛb oʊ θrɒmˈboʊ sɪs /

noun Pathology.

the presence of a thrombus in a vein.

Origin of phlebothrombosis

From New Latin, dating back to 1890–95; see origin at phlebo-, thrombosis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for phlebothrombosis


[ flĕb′ō-thrŏm-bōsĭs ]


Thrombosis in a vein without primary inflammation.
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