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thrombophlebitis

[throm-boh-fli-bahy-tis] /ˌθrɒm boʊ flɪˈbaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
the presence of a thrombus in a vein accompanied by inflammation of the vessel wall.
Compare phlebothrombosis.
Origin of thrombophlebitis
1895-1900
1895-1900; < New Latin; see 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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Word Origin and History for thrombophlebitis
n.

1896, from thrombo- + phlebitis.

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thrombophlebitis in Medicine

thrombophlebitis throm·bo·phle·bi·tis (thrŏm'bō-flĭ-bī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a vein caused by or associated with the formation of a blood clot.

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