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Noun1.phlebothrombosis - thrombosis of a vein without prior inflammation of the veinphlebothrombosis - thrombosis of a vein without prior inflammation of the vein; associated with sluggish blood flow (as in prolonged bedrest or pregnancy or surgery) or with rapid coagulation of the blood
surgery - the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures; "he is professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School"
maternity, pregnancy, gestation - the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
thrombosis - the formation or presence of a thrombus (a clot of coagulated blood attached at the site of its formation) in a blood vessel
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59)[sup][27] and estrogen without progesterone antagonist increased risks for phlebothrombosis, shock, paralysis, pulmonary embolism, and cardiovascular disease.
When it occurs in the superficial veins, it is known as thrombophlebitis and it is termed as phlebothrombosis when it occurs within the deep venous system.