[adj] - abnormally swollen or knotty
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Abnormally swollen or dilated, as in varicose veins.
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Var'i·cose` adjective [ Latin varicosus , from varix , -icis , a dilated vein; confer varus bent, stretched, crooked.] 1. Irregularly swollen or enlarged; affected with, or containing, varices, or varicosities; of or...
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1. Irregularly swollen or enlarged; affected with, or containing, varices, or varicosities; of or pertaining to varices, or varicosities; as, a varicose nerve fibre; a varicose vein; varicose ulcers. ... 2. <medicine> Intended for the treatment of varicose veins; said of elastic stockings, ban...
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adjective abnormally swollen or knotty; `varicose veins`
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(var´ĭ-kōs) of the nature of or pertaining to a varix. unnaturally and permanently distended (said of a vein); called also variciform.
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• (a.) Intended for the treatment of varicose veins; -- said of elastic stockings, bandages. and the like. • (a.) 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 ve...
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varicose 1. A reference to varices; distended, swollen, knotted veins. 2. Swollen, knotted, or distended to a greater extent than normal. 3. Affected with or having varicose veins. 4. Relating to or producing swelling. 5. Resembling a small longitudinal ridge varix (knotted) on the shell of some...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: var′i-kōs Definitions: 1. Relating to, affected with, or characterized by varices or varicosis.
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swollen or enlarged in places
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1) Abnormally swollen or knotty 2) Unhealthy
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