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sclerotherapy

[ skleer-uh-ther-uh-pee, skler- ]
/ ˌsklɪər əˈθɛr ə pi, ˌsklɛr- /
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noun
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.
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Origin of sclerotherapy

First recorded in 1940–45; sclero- + therapy
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