varico-


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varico-

or varic-
pref.
Varix; varicose vein: varicosis.

[From Latin varix, varic-, varix.]

varico-

or before a vowel

varic-

combining form
indicating a varix or varicose veins: varicotomy.
[from Latin varix, varic- distended vein]

varico-

a combining form meaning “varix,” “varicose vein”: varicocele.
[< Latin varic-, s. of varix + -o-. See varix]
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