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varicosity

[var-i-kos-i-tee] /ˌvær ɪˈkɒs ɪ ti/
noun, plural varicosities. Pathology
1.
the state or condition of being varicose.
2.
varix (def 1).
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; varicose + -ity
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  • Isolated attacks, due to trauma or varicosity of nasal mucosa may be disregarded.
British Dictionary definitions for varicosity

varicosity

/ˌværɪˈkɒsɪtɪ/
noun (pathol) (pl) -ties
1.
the state, condition, or quality of being varicose
2.
an abnormally distended vein
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varicosity in Medicine

varicosity var·i·cos·i·ty (vār'ĭ-kŏs'ĭ-tē)
n.

  1. Varicosis.

  2. A varicose enlargement or swelling.

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