Examples from the Web for varicose
Alas, in my modest experience over the past 40 years, chefs are like most men, but with varicose veins and impossible hours.
The man with the varicose veins, however, was at once accepted.In the Foreign Legion|Erwin Rosen
It is usually seen where varicose ulcers as well as the scars they produce are found.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern
Varicose ulcers may also originate from the bursting of a small peri-phlebitic abscess.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Every variety of traumatic aneurism was met with, and most frequently of all, perhaps, aneurismal varices and varicose aneurisms.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
For the rupture of a varicose vein, position may be one of the most important auxiliaries to prevent serious hemorrhage.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
British Dictionary definitions for varicose
Word Origin for varicose
Word Origin and History for varicose
1730, from Latin varicosus "full of dilated veins," from varix (genitive varicis) "dilated vein," probably related to varus "blotch, pimple" (see vary).