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phlebitis inflammation of a vein.
phlebo- vein.
phlebotomy the therapeutic drawing of blood by opening a vein.
phlegm a thick mucus that is produced in the respiratory tract esp. during a cold, and discharged by coughing. [3 definitions]
phlegmatic not given to shows of emotion or interest; slow to excite. [2 definitions]
phlegmy of, related to, or resembling phlegm.
phloem the soft tissue in vascular plants that contains tubes and other cellular and fibrous material used to conduct food.
phlogistic of or pertaining to fever or inflammation. [2 definitions]
phlogiston a nonexistent chemical that was once believed to be the cause of combustion and to be released by anything burning.
phlox any of a number of herbs that grow primarily in North America and bear clusters of white, purple, or reddish flowers. [2 definitions]
Phnom Penh the capital of Cambodia.
-phobe one who fears or despises (something specified).
-phobia strong, abnormal, or unreasonable fear or dislike.
phobia a strong, persistent, irrational fear of, or aversion to, something.
phobic pertaining to, characteristic of, or exhibiting a phobia.
Phobos the larger of the two moons of the planet Mars.
phoebe a small, brownish gray North American bird of the flycatcher family.
Phoebus the Latin name for Phoibos, a byname for the Greek god Apollo.
Phoenicia an ancient kingdom on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean.
Phoenician a native or resident of Phoenicia. [4 definitions]
Phoenix the capital of Arizona.