thrombophlebitis

[ throm-boh-fli-bahy-tis ]
/ ˌθrɒm boʊ flɪˈbaɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

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

Nearby words

  1. thrombolytic,
  2. thrombon,
  3. thrombopathy,
  4. thrombopenia,
  5. thrombophilia,
  6. thrombophlebitis migrans,
  7. thromboplastic,
  8. thromboplastid,
  9. thromboplastin,
  10. thrombopoiesis


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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Word Origin and History for thrombophlebitis

thrombophlebitis

n.

1896, from thrombo- + phlebitis.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine 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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