Definition of variciform in US English:

variciform

adjective

Zoology
  • Resembling or having the form of a varix.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in William Salmon (1644–1713), medical empiric and author. From post-classical Latin variciformis from classical Latin varic-, varix + -formis, after ancient Greek κιρσοειδής.

Pronunciation

variciform

/vəˈrɪsɪfɔːm/