phlebo-


Also found in: Medical.
Related to phlebo-: caudad

phlebo-

or phleb-
pref.
Vein: phlebology.

[Greek, from phleps, phleb-, blood vessel, vein.]

phlebo-

or before a vowel

phleb-

combining form
(Anatomy) indicating a vein: phlebotomy.
[from Greek phleps, phleb- vein]

phlebo-

a combining form meaning “vein”: phlebotomy.
[< Greek, comb. form of phléps vein]