adjective see varicose

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  • varicosed — var·i·cosed …   English syllables

  • varicosed — adjective see varicose 1a …   Useful english dictionary

  • varicose — also varicosed adjective Etymology: Latin varicosus full of dilated veins, from varic , varix dilated vein Date: circa 1730 1. abnormally swollen or dilated < varicose veins > 2. affected with varicose veins < varicose legs > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hepatic portal vein — Vein: Hepatic portal vein The portal vein and its tributaries. It is formed by the superior mesenteric vein and splenic vein. Leinal vein is an old term for splenic vein. Latin …   Wikipedia

  • varicose — [ varɪkəʊs, kəs, z] adjective (of a vein, especially in the leg) swollen, twisted, and lengthened, as a result of poor circulation. Derivatives varicosed adjective varicosity noun Origin ME: from L. varicosus, from varix (see …   English new terms dictionary

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