Definition of thrombophlebitis in English:

thrombophlebitis

Line breaks: thrombo|phle¦bitis
Pronunciation: /ˌθrɒmbəʊflɪˈbʌɪtɪs
 
/

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
  • Inflammation of the wall of a vein with associated thrombosis, often occurring in the legs during pregnancy.
    More 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.

More definitions of thrombophlebitis

Definition of thrombophlebitis in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmālˌsträm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea