Definition of sclerotherapy in English:

sclerotherapy

Syllabification: scle·ro·ther·a·py
Pronunciation: /ˌskli(ə)rəˈTHerəpē
 
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noun

Medicine
  • The treatment of varicose blood vessels by the injection of an irritant that causes inflammation, coagulation of blood, and narrowing of the blood vessel wall.
    More example sentences
    • Injection sclerotherapy is a surgical treatment in which the veins are injected with a chemical that closes them completely.
    • Injection sclerotherapy is the non-surgical treatment for primary varicose veins.
    • Injection sclerotherapy is an alternative to band ligation in first and second degree haemorrhoids.

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