Phlebolite
Phlebolite Phleb"o*lite, Phlebolith Phleb"o*lith, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a vein + -lite, -lith.] (Med.) A small calcareous concretion formed in a vein; a vein stone. [1913 Webster]

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  • phlebolite — /flebˈə līt/ noun (Gr lithos stone) a calcareous concretion found in a vein • • • Main Entry: ↑phlebitis …   Useful english dictionary

  • phlebolite — SYN: phlebolith …   Medical dictionary

  • Phlebolith — Phlebolite Phleb o*lite, Phlebolith Phleb o*lith, n. [Gr. ?, ?, a vein + lite, lith.] (Med.) A small calcareous concretion formed in a vein; a vein stone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phlebolith — A calcific deposit in a venous wall or thrombus; commonly seen on abdominal radiographs in the lower pelvic region. SYN: phlebolite, vein stone. [phlebo + G. lithos, stone] * * * phle·bo·lith flē b …   Medical dictionary

  • -lite — suffix forming names of minerals (rhyolite; zeolite). Etymology: F f. Gk lithos stone * * * noun combining form also lyte ˌlīt, usu īd.+V Etymology: French lite, alteration of lithe, from Greek …   Useful english dictionary

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