• synonyms

septic phlebitis


Inflammation of a vein resulting from bacterial infection.

Nearby words

septi-, septic, septic abortion, septic fever, septic infarct, septic phlebitis, septic shock, septic sore throat, septic tank, septic-, septicaemia
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