phlebosclerosis


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Related to phlebosclerosis: venose, phlebectasia

phleb·o·scle·ro·sis

 (flĕb′ō-sklə-rō′sĭs)
n.
The thickening or hardening of the walls of veins.
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phlebosclerosis

(ˌflɛbəʊsklɪˈrəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol hardening and loss of elasticity of the veins. Also called: venosclerosis
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