varicose vein Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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varicose veinnoun [C usually plural]

uk   /ˌvær.ɪ.kəʊsˈveɪn/  us   /ˌver.ɪ.koʊs-/
a ​swollen and often ​painful vein, ​especially in the ​legs: Pregnant women often get varicose ​veins.
(Definition of varicose vein from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “varicose vein”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指腿部的)静脉曲张…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指腿部的)靜脈曲張…
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