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 History of this Word

"phlebo" is from "phleps" (blood vessel) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"phlebo-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "vein" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

phlebo- illustration This study evaluated 10 cyclists before and after phlebotomy to determine the effect of donation of blood.
phlebo- illustration Phlebogram of the right extremity was normal.