Definition of venous insufficiency in English:

venous insufficiency

Syllabification: ve·nous in·suf·fi·cien·cy

noun

Pathology
Failure of the veins to adequately circulate the blood, especially from the lower extremities.
More example sentences
  • The typical signs of chronic venous insufficiency include pedal edema, varicose veins and skin hyperpigmentation.
  • Europeans use OPCs to treat various vascular disorders, including varicose veins, venous insufficiency, capillary fragility, and retinopathies.
  • Rigorous clinical investigation of Centella asiatica has been conducted on chronic venous insufficiency and varicose veins.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day crowdsource
Pronunciation: ˈkraʊdsɔːs
verb
obtain (information) by enlisting help of many people…