Varices
Varices \Var"i*ces\, n. pl. See {Varix}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Varices — in general refers to distended veins. It derives from the Latin word for twisted, varix . Types of varices include: * Varicose veins of lower extremities * Gastrointestinal varices ** Esophageal varices ** Gastric varices ** Intestinal varices *… …   Wikipedia

  • varices — pl. of varix (c.1400), from PIE root *wer “a raised area.” …   Etymology dictionary

  • varices — [var′ə sēz΄] n. pl. of VARIX …   English World dictionary

  • Varices — Varix Va rix, n.; pl. {Varices}. [L.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Med.) A uneven, permanent dilatation of a vein. [1913 Webster] Note: Varices are owing to local retardation of the venous circulation, and in some cases to relaxation of the parietes of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • varices — En el DRAE figura la forma singular variz, y también varice o várice. Para hacer el plural la Academia acepta las dos formas, varices y várices, aunque la más usual en España es la primera …   Diccionario español de neologismos

  • varices — Plural of varix. * * * varices pl of VARIX * * * pl. n. see varicose veins * * * var·i·ces (varґĭ sēz) [L.] plural of varix …   Medical dictionary

  • varices — pl. of VARIX. * * * varices pl. of varix …   Useful english dictionary

  • varices — pl. of varix …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • varices — /vair euh seez /, n. pl. of varix. * * * …   Universalium

  • varices — var·ix || værɪks / veÉ™rɪks n. enlarged and elongated vein, varicose vein …   English contemporary dictionary

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