Definition of periphlebitis in English:

periphlebitis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the outer layer of the wall of a vein; an instance of this.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review. From peri- + phlebitis, after German Periphlebitis.

Pronunciation

periphlebitis

/ˌpɛrɪflɪˈbʌɪtɪs/