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Varicose vein

varicose vein

(Science: anatomy, surgery) An abnormal swelling and tortuosity especially of the superficial veins of the legs.

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Arteries and Veins

veins have valves so the blood only flows one way--towards the heart. and when they are leak you have a varicose vein :twisted:

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by sdekivit
Thu Aug 18, 2005 4:19 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Arteries and Veins
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