[ var-i-koh-sis ]
/ ˌvær ɪˈkoʊ sɪs /
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Words nearby varicosis
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British Dictionary definitions for varicosis
/ (ˌværɪˈkəʊsɪs) /
pathol any condition characterized by distension of the veins
Word Origin for varicosis
C18: from New Latin, from Latin: varix
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Medical definitions for varicosis
[ văr′ĭ-kō′sĭs ]
n. pl. var•i•co•ses (-sēz)
The condition of being varicose.
Formation of varices.
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