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thrombophlebitis

[ throm-boh-fli-bahy-tis ]
/ ˌθrɒm boʊ flɪˈbaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.
the presence of a thrombus in a vein accompanied by inflammation of the vessel wall.
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Origin of thrombophlebitis

From New Latin, dating back to 1895–1900; see origin at thrombo-, phlebitis
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British Dictionary definitions for thrombophlebitis

thrombophlebitis
/ (ˌθrɒmbəʊflɪˈbaɪtɪs) /

noun
inflammation of a vein associated with the formation of a thrombus
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Medical definitions for thrombophlebitis

thrombophlebitis
[ thrŏm′bō-flĭ-bītĭs ]

n.
Inflammation of a vein caused by or associated with the formation of a blood clot.
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