septic phlebitis

n.

Inflammation of a vein resulting from bacterial infection.

Nearby words

  1. septi-,
  2. septic,
  3. septic abortion,
  4. septic fever,
  5. septic infarct,
  6. septic shock,
  7. septic sore throat,
  8. septic tank,
  9. septic-,
  10. septicaemia


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