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varicosity

[ var-i-kos-i-tee ]
/ ˌvær ɪˈkɒs ɪ ti /
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noun, plural var·i·cos·i·ties.Pathology.
the state or condition of being varicose.
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Origin of varicosity

First recorded in 1835–45; varicose + -ity
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How to use varicosity in a sentence

  • The amount of discomfort bears no direct proportion to the extent of the varicosity.

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

British Dictionary definitions for varicosity

varicosity
/ (ˌværɪˈkɒsɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties pathol
the state, condition, or quality of being varicose
an abnormally distended vein
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Medical definitions for varicosity

varicosity
[ văr′ĭ-kŏsĭ-tē ]

n.
Varicosis.
A varicose enlargement or swelling.
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