Meaning of phlebitic in English:


Pronunciation /flɪˈbɪtɪk/



See phlebitis

‘The two types of surgical interventions used were ligation of the greater saphenous vein at the saphenofemoral junction and ligation in combination with stripping of phlebitic veins, with or without perforator interruption.’
  • ‘He looks back and down towards his enlarged, veined, pustular, phlebitic left leg.’
  • ‘In the columns gathered here, he throws around words like ‘ennui,’ ‘elan,’ ‘celerity,’ ‘phlebitic,’ and ‘riposte’ like an SAT test-prep instructor.’