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thread vein Line breaks: thread vein

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of thread vein in English:


A very slender vein, especially one on the face that is visible through the skin.
Example sentences
  • I can remember having a small thread vein that looked a bit like a blue map under the skin.
  • Telangiectasia are also referred to as spider veins, star bursts, thread veins, or matted veins.
  • Small patches of brown skin discolouration or areas of thread veins form where the veins were removed.
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