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phle·bi·tis

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

phle·bit′ic (-bĭt′ĭk) adj.
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phlebitis

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

phlebitis

[flɪˈbaɪtɪs] Nflebitis f
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phlebitis

nVenenentzündung f, → Phlebitis f (spec)
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phlebitis

[flɪˈbaɪtɪs] nflebite f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

phle·bi·tis

n. flebitis, infl. de una vena, trastorno común esp. en las extremidades.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

phlebitis

n flebitis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
[3] Chemical phlebitis is commonly seen following its administration via peripheral cannulae.
The branches are often injected after the primary laser procedure with sclerotherapy, but this typically results in substandard results including pain, tenderness, chemical phlebitis, and hemosiderin staining.
They are localized along the vein of injection and occur in the absence of chemical phlebitis or extravasation.