varicose veins


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varicose veins

pl n
(Pathology) a condition in which the superficial veins, esp of the legs, become tortuous, knotted, and swollen: caused by a defect in the venous valves or in the venous pump that normally moves the blood out of the legs when standing for long periods
Translations

varicose veins

[ˈværɪkəʊsˈveɪnz] NPLvarices fpl

varicose veins

plKrampfadern pl

varicose veins

[ˌværɪkəʊsˈveɪnz] nplvarici fpl, vene fpl varicose
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She has varicose veins in both legs, and she never can stand on her feet all day an' work for wages.
You're only home-sick, and what you call varicose veins come from over-eating.
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Surgery on collaterals around a venous obstruction may be inappropriate and even harmful, and surgery on varicose veins caused by arteriovenous (AV) malformations is also inappropriate.
Varicose veins affect about one in five adults and are more common with increasing age.
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Once the varicose veins are gone, other veins deeper in the body take up the slack.
Dr Sobeh, who has almost 40 years of experience in medicine, introduced laser surgery for varicose veins in Dubai and has now brought it to Oman.
While gender and age are two primary risk factors in the development of venous reflux, a significant number of men and women normally experience varicose veins symptoms by the time they reach their sixties.