varicosity

noun var·i·cos·i·ty \ ˌver-ə-ˈkä-sə-tē , ˌva-rə \

Definition of varicosity

plural varicosities
1 :varix
2 :the quality or state of being abnormally or markedly swollen or dilated

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varicosity

noun var·i·cos·i·ty \ ˌvar-ə-ˈkäs-ət-ē \

medical Definition of varicosity

plural varicosities
1 :the quality or state of being abnormally or markedly swollen or dilated
2 :varix

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