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pl. varices [L. varix, twisted or dilated vein]
1. A tortuous dilatation of a vein.
SEE: varicose vein
2. Less commonly, dilatation of an artery or lymph vessel.
variceal (var″ĭ-sē′ăl) (vă-ris′ē-ăl), adj.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Varix." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755424/all/varix.
Varix. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755424/all/varix. Accessed November 18, 2019.
Varix. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755424/all/varix
Varix [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755424/all/varix.
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