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thrombophlebitis

[throm-boh-fli-bahy-tis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. 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

noun
  1. inflammation of a vein associated with the formation of a thrombus
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Word Origin and History for thrombophlebitis

n.

1896, from thrombo- + phlebitis.

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thrombophlebitis in Medicine

thrombophlebitis

(thrŏm′bō-flĭ-bītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of a vein caused by or associated with the formation of a blood clot.
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