Phlebolite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Phlebolite (Med) A small calcareous concretion formed in a vein; a vein stone.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n phlebolite In pathology, a calcareous concretion in a vein. Also called veinstone.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Phlebolite a calcareous concretion found in a vein
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. , , a vein + -lite, -lith,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. phleps, phlebos, a vein.

Usage

In literature:

The well-known phlebolites are examples of the latter variety.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
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