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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inflammation of a vein (usually in the legs).

Usage examples (31)
  • Patients with travel ailments such as phlebitis or varicose veins should refrain massage.
  • The second incident, a bout of phlebitis, was in 1993.
  • An operation has cured the former vice president's phlebitis.
  • This may be caused by an inflamed vein (phlebitis or blood clot). for more
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