varicose vein


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varicose vein

A vein, usually on the leg, that has become swollen and twisted by internal pressure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.varicose vein - a vein that is permanently dilatedvaricose vein - a vein that is permanently dilated; most common in the legs
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
varicosity - varix or varicose condition in which a vein is swollen and tortuous
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My online research pointed in the direction of one man - Professor Mark Whiteley, who is something of a varicose vein surgery pioneer.
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