thrombophlebitis

[ throm-boh-fli-bahy-tis ]

nounPathology.
  1. the presence of a thrombus in a vein accompanied by inflammation of the vessel wall.

Origin of thrombophlebitis

1
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
  1. inflammation of a vein associated with the formation of a thrombus

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