Definition of phlebitic in US English:

phlebitic

adjective

Medicine
  • See phlebitis

    • ‘In the columns gathered here, he throws around words like ‘ennui,’ ‘elan,’ ‘celerity,’ ‘phlebitic,’ and ‘riposte’ like an SAT test-prep instructor.’
    • ‘He looks back and down towards his enlarged, veined, pustular, phlebitic left leg.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

phlebitic

/flɛˈbɪdɪk//fleˈbidik/