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Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: Greek phleps 'vein'

phlebitis

noun
     
phle‧bi‧tis [uncountable] medical
MI a condition in which there is swelling and roughness on the inside surface of a vein (=tube that carries blood through your body)
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