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varicosis

[ var-i-koh-sis ]
/ ˌvær ɪˈkoʊ sɪs /
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noun Pathology.
the formation of a varix or varices.
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Origin of varicosis

From New Latin; see origin at varix, -osis
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British Dictionary definitions for varicosis

varicosis
/ (ˌværɪˈkəʊsɪs) /

noun
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

varicosis
[ văr′ĭ-kōsĭs ]

n. pl. var•i•co•ses (-sēz)
The condition of being varicose.
Formation of varices.
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