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varicosity

 [var″ĭ-kos´ĭ-te]
1. the quality or state of being varicose; called also phlebectasia and venectasia.
2. varix.

var·i·cos·i·ty

(var'i-kos'i-tē),
A varix or varicose condition.

varicosity

/var·i·cos·i·ty/ (var″ĭ-kos´ĭ-te)
1. the quality or fact of being varicose.
2. varix.

varicosity

(văr′ĭ-kŏs′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. varicosi·ties
1. Varicosis.
2. A varicose enlargement or swelling.
3. The condition of having varicose veins.

varicosity

[ver′ikos′itē]
1 an abnormal condition, usually of a vein, characterized by swelling and tortuosity.
2 a vein in this condition.

var·i·cos·i·ty

(var'i-kos'i-tē)
A varix or varicose condition.

varicosity (varˈ·i·käˑ·s·tē),

n a condition, usually within a vein, distinguished by swelling and repetitive turns, twists, or bends.

varicosity (ver´ikos´itē),

n an abnormal condition characterized by the presence of tortuous, abnormally dilated veins, usually in the legs or the lower trunk; may also appear in the esophagus.
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Varicosity.

varicosity

1. a varicose condition; the quality or fact of being varicose.
2. a varix, or varicose vein.
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The walls of the vein weaken, balloon out and, in the legs, areclearly visible as varicosities.
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Similarly, a family history of varicosities, leg ulcerations, or thrombotic disorders supports a venous problem.
BTG plc (LSE: BTG), the specialist healthcare company, today announces that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Varithena(TM) (polidocanol injectable foam) for the treatment of patients with incompetent veins and visible varicosities of the great saphenous vein (GSV) system.
However, during the application of pressure with a ball-tip probe, visualization through a 70[degrees] telescope revealed multiple vocal fold varicosities throughout the entire height of the left striking zone (figure 2, B).