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spider veins Syllabification: spi·der veins

Definition of spider veins in English:

plural noun

Dilated capillaries on the skin, resembling spider legs, and common among children and pregnant women.
Example sentences
  • 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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