phlebitis


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phle·bi·tis

 (flĭ-bī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a vein.

phle·bit′ic (-bĭt′ĭk) adj.

phlebitis

(flɪˈbaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of a vein
[C19: via New Latin from Greek; see phlebo-, -itis]
phlebitic adj

phle•bi•tis

(fləˈbaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of a vein, often occurring in the legs and involving the formation of a thrombus, characterized by swelling, pain, and change of skin color.
[1815–25; < Greek phleb-, s. of phléps vein + -itis]
phle•bit′ic (-ˈbɪt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phlebitis - inflammation of a vein (usually in the legs)
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
thrombophlebitis - phlebitis in conjunction with the formation of a blood clot (thrombus)
Translations
flebite

phlebitis

[flɪˈbaɪtɪs] Nflebitis f

phlebitis

nVenenentzündung f, → Phlebitis f (spec)

phlebitis

[flɪˈbaɪtɪs] nflebite f

phle·bi·tis

n. flebitis, infl. de una vena, trastorno común esp. en las extremidades.

phlebitis

n flebitis f
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