phleb-, phlebo-, -phleb +

(Greek: vein, blood vessel; from the verb, phlein, "to flow")

A reference to or characterized by phlebitis.
1. Inflammation of a vein; when accompanied by thrombus formation it is called thrombophlebitis.
2. Inflammation of a vein which is marked by infiltration of the coats of the vein and the formation of a thrombus (vascular obstruction).

There is pain and tenderness along the course of the vein, discoloration of the skin, inflammatory swelling and acute edema (excessive amount of tissue fluid) below the obstruction, rapid pulse, mild elevation of temperature, and pain in the joints.

phleboanesthesia (s) (noun), phleboanesthesias (pl)
Intravenous loss of sensations: Dr. Snow, the anesthesiologist, was very skilled in the administration of phleboanesthesias.
1. Extension of carcinoma (malignant tumor) to the walls of a vein.
2. A carcinoma affecting a vein.
Intravenous injection of an isotonic solution of dextrose or other substances in quantity; venoclysis.
1. Laws and principles governing blood pressures and flow within the venous circulation.
2. The study of force and motion in the veins.
A measurement of pressure gradients between venous segments, either at rest or after exercise.
Fibrous thickening of the walls of the veins; called also phlebofibrosis, proliferative endophlebitis, venofibrosis, venosclerosis, and venous sclerosis.
Originating in a vein.
1. A tracing (with the sphygmograph) of the movements of a vein, or of the venous pulse.
2. A radiograph of a vein taken during phlebography.
3. A tracing of the venous pulse.
An instrument for making a graphic recording of the venous pulse. Also called venous sphygmograph.
1. A description of the veins by studying their structures and functions.
2. Recording of the pulse in a vein.
3. Radiography of a vein, carried out after the introduction of a contrast medium.
4. Roentgenography of a vein or veins by use of contrast medium.
5. The graphic recording of the venous pulse.
1. Resembling a vein, venous.
2. Pertaining to or resembling a vein.
3. Containing many veins.
A small calcareous concretion formed in a vein; a vein stone.
1. A concretion (becoming solid) or stone within a cardiovascular vein.
2. A concretion in a vein, probably due to calcification of a venous thrombus, occurring most commonly in the pelvis and visualized radiologically; also, vein stone.

Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving "blood" word units: angi-; apheresis; -emia; hemo-; hemoglobin-; sangui-; vas-; vascul-.