variciform

Resembling a varix. SYN: cirsoid, varicoid.

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var·ic·i·form (var-isґĭ-form) 1. varicoid. 2. varicose.

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  • Variciform — Va*ric i*form, a. [Varix + form.] (Med.) Resembling a varix. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • variciform — …   Useful english dictionary

  • varicoid — SYN: variciform. * * * var·i·coid (varґĭ koid) [varico + oid] resembling a varix; called also variciform …   Medical dictionary

  • cirsoid — SYN: variciform. [G. kirsos, varix, + eidos, appearance] * * * cir·soid sər .sȯid adj resembling a dilated tortuous vein <a cirsoid aneurysm of the scalp> * * * adj. describing the distended knotted appearance of a varicose vein. The term… …   Medical dictionary

  • varicose — Relating to, affected with, or characterized by varices or varicosis. * * * var·i·cose var ə .kōs also var·i·cosed .kōst adj 1) abnormally swollen or dilated <varicose lymph vessels> 2) affected with varicose veins <a patient with… …   Medical dictionary

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