Alas, in my modest experience over the past 40 years, chefs are like most men, but with varicose veins and impossible hours.
Heart and lung diseases also predispose to the formation of varicose veins.
There is nothing left; the varicose enlargement, the ulcers, have all disappeared.
Hæmorrhage may take place from a varicose vein as a result of a wound or of ulceration of its wall.
varicose: Having prominent and tortuous formations on the shell.
The tendency to nodes, varices, spires, and varicose processes in general is a prominent feature of the family.
But the surgeon said I was not fit for the army, for I had indications of varicose veins.
Dressmakers are peculiarly subject to the attacks of consumption; workwomen constantly suffer from varicose veins.
It may come from miliary aneurisms of the gastric arteries or from varicose veins in the wall of the stomach.
It sees you a sullen and varicose mistress, whose draperies hang heavy and ludicrous from a pudgy form.
varicose var·i·cose (vār'ĭ-kōs')
Relating to, affected with, or characterized by varices or varicosis.