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Phlebolith

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Phlebolith (Med) A small calcareous concretion formed in a vein; a vein stone.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n phlebolith Same as phlebolite.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr.,, a vein + -lite, -lith,

Usage

In literature:

Phleboliths sometimes form in such pouches, and may be recognised in a radiogram.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
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