varicosity

[var-i-kos-i-tee]
noun, plural varicosities. Pathology.
1.
the state or condition of being varicose.
2.
varix ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1835–45; varicose + -ity

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varicosity (ˌværɪˈkɒsɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  the state, condition, or quality of being varicose
2.  an abnormally distended vein

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

  1. Varicosis.

  2. A varicose enlargement or swelling.

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Isolated attacks, due to trauma or varicosity of nasal mucosa may be disregarded.
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