filovaricosis

filovaricosis
A series of swellings along the course of the axon of a nerve fiber. [L. filum, thread, + varix, dilation of vein]

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fi·lo·var·i·co·sis (fiґlo-var″ĭ-koґsis) the development of varicosities on the axon of a nerve fiber.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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