Definition of support hose
: elastic stockings worn especially to provide mild compression of the leg (as to prevent formation of varicose veins)
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Rhymes with support hose
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Medical Definition of support hose
: stockings (as elastic stockings) worn to supply mild compression to assist the veins of the legs—usually plural in construction; called also support hosiery
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