varicosity

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

Definition of varicosity

plural

varicosities

  1. 1 :  varix

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being abnormally or markedly swollen or dilated

Origin and Etymology of varicosity

varicose + -ity


First Known Use: circa 1842


Medical Dictionary

varicosity

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

Medical Definition of varicosity

plural

varicosities

  1. 1:  the quality or state of being abnormally or markedly swollen or dilated

  2. 2:  varix


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