Definitions for "Varices"
Enlarged tortuous vein with portal hypertension. High pressures in the veins cause them to distend or become engorged. In people with liver disease, the varices are usually found in the stomach, esophagus and surrounding the liver.
Enlarged and swollen veins at the bottom of the esophagus, near the stomach. A common condition caused by increased venous pressure in the liver. These veins can ulcerate and bleed.
Enlarged veins, arteries or lymph vessels.
Keywords:  varix, plural, see
See Varix.
Plural of varix.