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venous insufficiency

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

Definition of venous insufficiency in English:

noun

Pathology
Failure of the veins to adequately circulate the blood, especially from the lower extremities.
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.

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