Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Caused or characterized by an enlargement of a blood-vessel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Med.) Varicose.
  • adjective a disease of an artery in which it becomes dilated and elongated, like a varicose vein.

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  • adjective medicine varicose

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek κιρσός (kirsos, "a dilated vein") + -oid.

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