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n. pl. var·i·cos·i·ties
2. A varicose enlargement or swelling.
3. The condition of having varicose veins.
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n, pl -ties
1. (Pathology) the state, condition, or quality of being varicose
2. (Pathology) an abnormally distended vein
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var•i•cos•i•ty(ˌvær ɪˈkɒs ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or condition of being varicose.
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|Noun||1.||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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