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sclerotherapy

[skleer-uh-ther-uh-pee, skler-] /ˌsklɪər əˈθɛr ə pi, ˌsklɛr-/
noun
1.
Medicine/Medical. a treatment for varicose veins in which blood flow is diverted and the veins collapsed by injection of a hardening solution, also used cosmetically in spider veins to eliminate discoloration.
Origin of sclerotherapy
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45; sclero- + therapy
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sclerotherapy in Medicine

sclerotherapy scle·ro·ther·a·py (sklēr'ō-thěr'ə-pē)
n.
Treatment, as for varicose veins, involving the injection of a sclerosing solution into vessels or tissues.

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