[mollusc] A varix (Pl. varices) is an anatomical feature of the shell of certain sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs. It is a thickened axial ridge in the shell of some families of gastropods. A varix is located at intervals around the whorl, and is formed by considerable thickening of the...
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[n] - abnormally enlarged or twisted blood vessel or lymphatic vessel
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Dilatation of a vein
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Varix: An enlarged and convoluted vein, artery or lymphatic vessel.
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Va'rix noun ; plural Varices . [ Latin ] 1. (Medicine) A uneven, permanent dilatation of a vein. » Varices are owing to local retardation of the venous circulation, and in some cases to relaxation of the parietes...
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Origin: L. ... 1. <medicine> A uneven, permanent dilatation of a vein. ... Varices are owing to local retardation of the venous circulation, and in some cases to relaxation of the parietes of the veins. They are very common in the superficial veins of the lower limbs. ... 2. <zoology> On...
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noun abnormally enlarged or twisted blood vessel or lymphatic vessel
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(var´iks) an enlarged, tortuous vein, artery, or lymphatic vessel. aneurysmal varix a markedly dilated tortuous vessel; sometimes used to denote a form of arteriovenous aneurysm in which the blood flows directly into a neighboring vein without the intervention of a connecting sac...
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• (n.) A uneven, permanent dilatation of a vein. • (n.) One of the prominent ridges or ribs extending across each of the whorls of certain univalve shells.
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varix (s), varices (pl) 1. A tortuous dilation of a vein. 2. A dilatation of an artery or lymph vessel. 3. An enlarged and convoluted vein, artery, or lymphatic vessel. 4. A ridge along the length of the shell of a gastropod mollusk.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: var′iks, var′i-sēz Definitions: 1. A dilated vein. 2. An enlarged and tortuous vein, artery, or lymphatic vessel.
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1) Abnormal condition 2) Abnormalcy 3) Abnormality
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