- Inflammation (redness, swelling, pain, and heat) of a vein, usually in the legs. Phlebitis may be caused by infection, injury, or irritation.
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Phlebitis — Phle*bi tis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, a vein + itis.] (Med.) Inflammation of a vein. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Phlebītis — (griech.), Entzündung der Venen … Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon
phlebitis — (n.) 1822, Modern Latin, from Gk. phleps (gen. phlebos) vein + ITIS (Cf. itis) inflammation … Etymology dictionary
phlebitis — ► NOUN Medicine ▪ inflammation of the walls of a vein. ORIGIN from Greek phleps vein … English terms dictionary
phlebitis — [flə bīt′is] n. [ModL: see PHLEBO & ITIS] inflammation of a vein or veins phlebitic [flēbit′ik, flibit′ik] adj … English World dictionary
Phlebitis — eMedicine2|med|3201 | MeshID = D010689 Phlebitis is an inflammation of a vein, usually in the legs. When phlebitis is associated with the formation of blood clots (thrombosis), usually in the deep veins of the legs, the condition is called… … Wikipedia
Phlebitis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 I80 Thrombose, Phlebitis und Thrombophlebitis I82.1 Thrombophlebitis migrans O08.7 … Deutsch Wikipedia
phlebitis — phlebitic /fleuh bit ik/, adj. /fleuh buy tis/, n. Pathol. inflammation of a vein, often occurring in the legs and involving the formation of a thrombus, characterized by swelling, pain, and change of skin color. [1815 25; < NL; see PHLEB , ITIS] … Universalium
Phlebitis — Inflammation of a vein. With phlebitis, there is infiltration of the walls of the vein and, usually, the formation of a clot (thrombus) in the vein (thrombophlebitis). Phlebitis in a leg, for example, will cause the leg to swell with edema fluid… … Medical dictionary
phlebitis — n. inflammation of the wall of a vein, which is most commonly seen in the legs as a complication of varicose veins. A segment of vein becomes painful and tender and the surrounding skin feels hot and appears red. Thrombosis commonly develops (see … The new mediacal dictionary
Phlebitis — Venenentzündung * * * Phle|bi|tis 〈f.; , ti|den〉 = Venenentzündung [zu grch. phleps, Gen. phlebos „Blutader“] * * * Phlebitis die, /... tiden, die Venenentzündung. * * * Phle|bi|tis, die; , ...itiden (Med.): Venenentzündung … Universal-Lexikon