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phlebomyomatosis

Pronunciation: fleb'o-mi'o-ma-to'sis

Definition: Thickening of the walls of a vein by an overgrowth of muscular fibers arranged irregularly, intersecting each other without any definite relation to the axis of the vessel.

[phlebo- + myoma + G. -osis, condition]

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