suppurative phlebitis


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suppurative phlebitis

Etymology: L, suppurare, to form pus; Gk, phleps, vein, itis, inflammation
a vein inflammation that results from septicemia or a nearby pyogenic infection.

suppurative phlebitis

Phlebitis characterized by the formation of pus.
See also: phlebitis
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