support hose

noun

Definition of support hose

  1. :  elastic stockings worn especially to provide mild compression of the leg (as to prevent formation of varicose veins)

First Known Use of support hose

1963


Medical Dictionary

support hose

noun

Medical Definition of support hose

  1. :  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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