Definition of thrombophlebitis in English:

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thrombophlebitis

Pronunciation: /ˌθrɒmbəʊflɪˈbʌɪtɪs/

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the wall of a vein with associated thrombosis, often occurring in the legs during pregnancy.
Example sentences
  • Patients with a history of deep vein thrombosis or thrombophlebitis who have surgery should receive perioperative subcutaneous heparin prophylaxis.
  • Ginger is therefore a good herb for people with a history of stroke or atherosclerosis, thrombophlebitis and varicose veins.
  • The most common adverse events with ertapenem therapy are diarrhea, nausea, headache, vaginitis in females, phlebitis / thrombophlebitis, and vomiting.

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