Definition of pylethrombosis in US English:

pylethrombosis

noun

Medicine
  • Thrombosis of the portal vein or its branches.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Austin Flint (1812–1886). From German Pylethrombose, † Pylethrombosis from Hellenistic Greek πύλη portal vein + German Thrombose, after Pylephlebitis.

Pronunciation

pylethrombosis

/ˌpʌɪlɪθrɒmˈbəʊsɪs/