A dilated or varicose state of a vein or veins. [varico- + G. -osis, condition]

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var·i·co·sis .var-ə-'kō-səs n, pl -co·ses -.sēz the condition of being varicose or of having varicose vessels

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var·i·co·sis (var″ĭ-koґsis) [L.] varicosity (def. 1).

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  • Varicosis — Var i*cos is, n. [NL. See {Varix}, and { osis}.] (Med.) The formation of varices; varicosity. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Varicosis — vgl. Varikose …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • varicosis — [var΄ə kō′sis] n. [ModL: see VARIC(O) & OSIS] a varicose condition of the veins …   English World dictionary

  • Varicosis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 I83 Varizen der unteren Extremitäten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • varicosis — /var i koh sis/, n. Pathol. 1. the formation of a varix or varices. 2. varicosity. [ < NL; see VARIX, OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • varicosis — noun The condition of being varicose or of having varicose veins …   Wiktionary

  • varicosis — vari·co·sis || ‚værɪ kəʊsɪs n. dilation of a vein; condition of suffering from varicose veins …   English contemporary dictionary

  • varicosis — var·i·co·sis …   English syllables

  • varicosis — /værəˈkoʊsəs/ (say varuh kohsuhs) noun Pathology 1. the formation of varices. 2. → varicosity. {varic(o) + osis} …   Australian English dictionary

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