Definitions for varicoseˈvær ɪˌkoʊs

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  1. varicose(adj)

    abnormally swollen or knotty

    "varicose veins"

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  1. varicose(Adjective)

    abnormally swollen, dilated or knotty

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  1. Varicose(adj)

    irregularly swollen or enlarged; affected with, or containing, varices, or varicosities; of or pertaining to varices, or varicosities; as, a varicose nerve fiber; a varicose vein; varicose ulcers

  2. Varicose(adj)

    intended for the treatment of varicose veins; -- said of elastic stockings, bandages. and the like

  3. Origin: [L. varicosus, from varix, -icis, a dilated vein; cf. varus bent, stretched, crooked.]


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