varicosity

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

Definition of varicosity 

1 : varix

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

First Known Use of varicosity

circa 1842, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for varicosity

varicose + -ity

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varicosity

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

Medical Definition of varicosity 

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

2 : varix

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