abnormally or unusually enlarged or swollen: a varicose vein.
relating to or affected with varices, which often affect the superficial portions of the lower limbs.
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How to use varicose in a sentence
“Anyone who suffers from hypertension, Rheumatoid Arthritis, bone fractures, swelling, varicose veins, or any autoimmune or muscular disorder should consult with their doctor before using a massage gun,” he says.The best percussion massagers to soothe aching muscles | Terri Williams | January 19, 2022 | Popular-Science
Alas, in my modest experience over the past 40 years, chefs are like most men, but with varicose veins and impossible hours.
varicose veins are the enlarged veins which occur on the limbs of a great many elderly people.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
But my mother identified the legs past mistake, by a mole on the left calf and a varicose vein on the right.A Book of Ghosts | Sabine Baring-Gould
varicose veins, o′-pat, are not uncommon on the calves of both men and women.The Bontoc Igorot | Albert Ernest Jenks
British Dictionary definitions for varicose
of or resulting from varicose veins: a varicose ulcer
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