varix

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noun var·ix \ˈva-riks\

Definition of varix

plural

varices

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  1. :  an abnormally dilated and lengthened vein, artery, or lymph vessel; especially :  a varicose vein

Origin and Etymology of varix

Middle English, from Latin varic-, varix


First Known Use: 14th century


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varix

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noun var·ix \ˈvar-iks\

Medical Definition of varix

plural

varices

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  1. :  an abnormally dilated and lengthened vein, artery, or lymph vessel; especially :  varicose vein


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