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 History of this Word

"varico" is from "varix" (dilated vein) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"varico-" is a type of prefix

Definition

A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "varix (dilated vein)" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

varico- illustration Knowing the most frequent types of primary varicosis the surgeon is able to perform a curative operation with a low complication rate.
varico- illustration In June, variciform lesions were observed on the hands.