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Related to sclerosing agent: sclerotherapy
a compound that acts by irritation of the veinous intimal epithelium; used in the treatment of varicose veins.
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scle·ros·ing agent(sklĕr-osing ājĕnt)
Compound that irritates the venous intimal epithelium; used to treat varicose veins.
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A substance used to cause sclerosis, esp. of the lining of a vein.See: varicose vein
See also: agent
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