Definitions for varicoseˈvær ɪˌkoʊs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

var•i•coseˈvær ɪˌkoʊs(adj.)

  1. abnormally enlarged or swollen:

    a varicose vein.

    Category: Pathology

  2. pertaining to or affected with varices.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of varicose:

1720–30; < L varicōsus. See varix , -ose1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. varicose(adj)

    abnormally swollen or knotty

    "varicose veins"


  1. varicose(Adjective)

    abnormally swollen, dilated or knotty

Webster Dictionary

  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

Anagrams of varicose

  1. covaries


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