Definition of Phlebothrombosis
1. Noun. Thrombosis of a vein without prior inflammation of the vein; associated with sluggish blood flow (as in prolonged bedrest or pregnancy or surgery) or with rapid coagulation of the blood.
Category relationships: Surgery, Gestation, Maternity, Pregnancy
Generic synonyms: Thrombosis
Medical Definition of Phlebothrombosis
1. Thrombosis, or clotting, in a vein without primary inflammation. Origin: phlebo-+ thrombosis (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Phlebothrombosis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Principles and practice of obstetrics by Joseph Bolivar De Lee (1918)
"... cause loch» metra; they always delay involution; they predispose to phlebothrombosis, aik when they are infected, the worst forms of sepsis may result. ..."
2. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1898)
"What concerns us here is a fatal hemorrhage from erosion of an artery complicated with phlebothrombosis. The lesion of the artery was evidently the result ..."
3. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1911)
"... phlebothrombosis, and mammary abscess; the severer forms of infection—namely, general peritonitis, pye- mia, and general sepsis—were rare, but they were ..."
4. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1907)
"Moure reports among 750 mastoid cases 15 of sinus phlebothrombosis with 8 cures; 12 of the cases were on the right side; 2 were devoid of temperature ..."
5. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"... massive pulmonary embolism, the obstructing clot almost invariably coming from one of the long leg veins secondary to a phlebothrombosis and going on to ..."