Phlebitis: Inflammation of a vein. With phlebitis there is infiltration of the walls of the vein and, usually, the formation of a clot (thrombus) in the vein (thrombophlebitis). Phlebitis in a leg, for example, will cause the leg to swell with edema fluid and feel stiff and painful.
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Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary ( flÄ-bÄ« ' tÄs ) n. Inflammation of a vein. phlebitic phleÂ·bit ' ic ( -bÄt ' Äk ) adj.
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Phlebitis (fle-BYE-tis) means inflammation of a vein. ... Phlebitis Overview. Phlebitis (fle-BYE-tis) means inflammation of a vein. Thrombophlebitis is due to one or more blood ...
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