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varix (s), varices (pl)
1. A tortuous dilation of a vein.
2. A dilatation of an artery or lymph vessel.
3. An enlarged and convoluted vein, artery, or lymphatic vessel.
4. A ridge along the length of the shell of a gastropod mollusk.
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(Latin: twisted and swollen vein)