varicose vein

noun

Definition of varicose vein

medical

  1. :  a vein that is abnormally swollen or made larger or wider He developed varicose veins on his legs in his old age.

Word by Word Definitions

varicoseplay
  1. :  abnormally swollen or dilated

    :  affected with varicose veins

veinplay
  1. :  blood vessel

    :  any of the tubular branching vessels that carry blood from the capillaries toward the heart

    :  any of the vascular bundles forming the framework of a leaf

  1. :  to pattern with or as if with veins


Medical Dictionary

varicose vein

noun

Medical Definition of varicose vein

  1. :  an abnormal swelling and tortuosity especially of a superficial vein of the legs—usually used in plural

Illustration of varicose vein


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