Definition of spider veins in English:

spider veins

Syllabification: spi·der veins

noun

  • Dilated capillaries on the skin, resembling spider legs, and common among children and pregnant women.
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    • Some pregnant women have spider veins on the face, neck, upper chest or arms.
    • Sclerotherapy and laser treatment generally are performed on the smaller surface veins, which often are referred to as spider veins.
    • The result is dilated blood vessels or spider veins.

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