Definition of Thrombophlebitis

1. Noun. Phlebitis in conjunction with the formation of a blood clot (thrombus).

Generic synonyms: Phlebitis



Definition of Thrombophlebitis

1. Noun. Phlebitis related to a blood clot or thrombus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Thrombophlebitis

1. Inflammation of a vein associated with thrombus formation. Origin: Gr. Phleps = vein. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thrombophlebitis

thrombolytic medication
thrombolytic therapy
thrombomodulin
thrombon
thrombonecrosis
thrombopathic syndrome
thrombopathy
thrombopenia
thrombopenias
thrombopenic purpura
thrombophilia
thrombophilias
thrombophilic
thrombophlebitic
thrombophlebitides
thrombophlebitis (current term)
thromboplastic
thromboplastid
thromboplastin
thromboplastinogenaemia
thromboplastinogenase
thromboplastins
thrombopoieses
thrombopoiesis
thrombopoietin
thrombopoietins
thromboprophylaxis
thromboregulation
thrombose

Literary usage of Thrombophlebitis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1921)
"In 1898 Freund suggested that, as in certain cases of fatal puerperal infection the only lesion present was a thrombophlebitis of the spermatic veins, ..."

2. Infections of the Hand: A Guide to the Surgical Treatment of Acute and by Allen Buckner Kanavel (1921)
"thrombophlebitis.—Either associated with lymphangitis or as a distinct process we may have thrombophlebitis. The symptoms and signs here would be the same ..."

3. Infections of the Hand: A Guide to the Surgical Treatment of Acute and by Allen Buckner Kanavel (1916)
"thrombophlebitis.—Either associated with lymphangitis or as a distinct process we may have thrombophlebitis. The symptoms and signs here would ..."

4. Infections of the Hand: A Guide to the Surgical Treatment of Acute and by Allen Buckner Kanavel (1914)
"thrombophlebitis.—Either associated with lymphangitis or as a distinct ... as those occurring with thrombophlebitis of the leg, where it is more common. ..."

5. Surgical After-treatment by Le Roi Goddard Crandon, Albert Ehrenfried (1912)
"Although thrombophlebitis in itself is a troublesome and not particularly serious complication, its occurrence must always be viewed with anxiety on account ..."

6. Surgical after-treatment: a manual of the conduct of surgical convalescence by Le Roi Goddard Crandon (1910)
"Although thrombophlebitis in itself is a troublesome and not particularly serious complication, its occurrence must always be viewed with anxiety on account ..."

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