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Medical Term:

pylethrombophlebitis

Pronunciation: pi'le-throm'bo-fle-bi'tis

Definition: Inflammation of the portal vein with the formation of a thrombus.

[G. pyle, gate, + thrombos, a clot, + phleps, vein, + -itis, inflammation]

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