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phlebolith

Pronunciation: fleb'o-lith

Definition: A calcific deposit in a venous wall or thrombus; commonly seen on abdominal radiographs in the lower pelvic region.

Synonym(s): phlebolite, vein stone

[phlebo- + G. lithos, stone]

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