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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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Clinical signs seen by a physician may include vulval varicosities extending on to the medial thigh and long saphenous vein territory as well as tenderness on deep palpitation at the ovarian point.
Varicosities are usually congenital and superficial; however, they can be deeper and extensive involving some internal organs.
There were venous varicosities at the junction of normal and ulcerated mucosa 40cm from the anal verge.
Aloe Vera gel can be used to soothe itchy or irritated varicosities.
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How-ever, lingual varicosities, glossitis, and atrophy of the taste buds and of the salivary glands, with variable degrees of xerostomia, periodontal disease and increased risk to develop malignancies have all been reported with ageing.
Results show that none of the varicose veins were marked with an arrow and the common practice of marking the outlines of the varicosities was sufficient to indicate which side was to be operated on (Figure 6).
The cause of tarsal tunnel syndrome can be identified in 60-80% of cases, the most common causes being trauma (17%), varicosities (13%), heel varus (11%), fibrosis (9%), and heel valgus (8%).
The fine receptor plaques on the CMs and LMs were not directly adjacent to 5-HT varicosities.
10) The haematuria associated with an ACF may be the result of rupture of venous varicosities in the bladder, or may be of a renal origin.
Peripheral varicosities still need treatment with hook phlebectomy or FS.
The device is specifically indicated for the treatment of reflux of the saphenous veins associated with varicose veins and varicosities.