varicose


var·i·cose

adjective \ˈva-rə-ˌkōs\

Definition of VARICOSE

1
:  abnormally swollen or dilated <varicose veins>
2
:  affected with varicose veins <varicose legs>

Variants of VARICOSE

var·i·cose also var·i·cosed \-ˌkōst\

Origin of VARICOSE

Latin varicosus full of dilated veins, from varic-, varix dilated vein
First Known Use: circa 1730

var·i·cose

adjective \ˈvar-ə-ˌkōs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VARICOSE

1
: abnormally swollen or dilated <varicose lymph vessels>
2
: affected with varicose veins <a patient with varicose legs>

Variants of VARICOSE

var·i·cose also var·i·cosed \-ˌkōst\

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