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  • n. Plural form of varicosity.

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Examples

  • When blood flow is obstructed, for example, a condition called blood stasis results, making the body prone to varicosities, fibroid tumors, and potentially deadly blood clots.

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  • CAUSES: There are many theories for the cause of varicosities, ranging from genetic weakness of the vein walls, excessive pressure caused by the strain of standing on one's feet for long periods or heavy lifting, inflammation, and nutritional deficiencies.

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  • Formula number 20 Horsechestnut Cream combines horsechestnut with butcher's broom, witch hazel bark extract, white oak bark extract, myrrh gum, and rosemary extract to form a cream effective for all varicosities, including varicose veins and hemorrhoids.

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  • Horsechestnut Aesculus hippocastanum is one of the most popular and effective herbs for all types of varicosities, including hemorrhoids.

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  • Vitamin E, along with a good fish oil supplement, should be taken daily for preventing and treating all varicosities.

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  • On returning from La Jolla to Brooklyn in 1972, I continued research on the role of receptors located on prejunctional terminals (varicosities) of adrenergic nerves.

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  • Waitressing is also something I'd like to avoid, because I remember it leaving me bone-tired when I was eighteen, and I'm decades of varicosities and back pain beyond that now.

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  • Lines in her face, little round potbelly, breasts pendulous, varicosities-she looked the way he felt ... so he didn't mind having her around during a crisis in which he-well, I skansed that he couldn't stand the sight of us who looked youthful.

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  • They are oval in shape, and consist of strong connective-tissue sheaths, inside which the nerve fibers divide into numerous branches, which show varicosities and end in small free knobs.

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  • One or more nerve fibers perforate the side of the capsule and lose their medullary sheaths; the axis-cylinders subdivide and end between the tendon fibers in irregular disks or varicosities (Fig. 938).

    X. The Organs of the Senses and the Common Integument. 1e. Peripheral Terminations of Nerves of General Sensations

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