phlebolith

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]

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phle·bo·lith 'flē-bə-.lith n a calculus in a vein usu. resulting from the calcification of an old thrombus

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n.
a stone-like structure, usually found incidentally on abdominal X-ray, that results from deposition of calcium in a venous blood clot. It appears as a small round white opacity in the pelvic region. It does not produce symptoms and requires no treatment.

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phlebo·lith (flebґo-lith) [phlebo- + -lith] a calculus in a vein.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • phlebolith — noun A calcareous deposit in a venous wall or thrombus …   Wiktionary

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  • Phlebolith — Phlebo|li̱th [↑phlebo... u. ↑...lith] m; s u. en, e[n]: „Venenstein“, verkalkter ↑Thrombus in einer Vene …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Phlebolith — Phle|bo|lith [auch ... lit] der; Gen. s u. en, Plur. e[n] <zu ↑...lith> Venenstein, verkalkter ↑Thrombus (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • phlebolith — concretion in the veins Stones and Rocks …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • phlebolith — phleb·o·lith …   English syllables

  • phlebolith — n. a stone like structure, usually found incidentally on abdominal X ray, that results from deposition of calcium in a venous blood clot. It appears as a small round white opacity in the pelvic region. It does not produce symptoms and requires no …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • phlebolith — ˈflebəˌlith noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary phleb + lith : a calculus in a vein usually resulting from the calcification of an old thrombus …   Useful english dictionary

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