varicose vein

noun

Definition of varicose vein

medical
: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

varicose play
  1. : abnormally swollen or dilated

  2. : affected with varicose veins

vein play
  1. : blood vessel

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

  3. : any of the thickened cuticular ribs that serve to stiffen the wings of an insect

  1. : to pattern with or as if with veins


Medical Dictionary

varicose vein

noun

medical Definition of varicose vein

: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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