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n. pl. var·i·cos·i·ties
1. Varicosis.
2. A varicose enlargement or swelling.
3. The condition of having varicose veins.


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


(ˌvær ɪˈkɒs ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or condition of being varicose.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.varicosity - varix or varicose condition in which a vein is swollen and tortuous
varicose vein - a vein that is permanently dilated; most common in the legs
varix - abnormally enlarged or twisted blood vessel or lymphatic vessel
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Moreover, phlebectasia, congestion, vascular endothelial proliferation, increased permeability, and vessels surrounded by eosinophils (Figure 4D) were evident.
These two variations are also associated with aneurysm and phlebectasia.