[ kraws-veyn, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˌveɪn, ˈkrɒs- /
a transverse vein that connects adjacent longitudinal veins in the wing of an insect.
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Example sentences from the Web for cross-vein
The cross-vein and the cell normally cut off by it are absent.
The cross-vein between the third and the fourth veins is often absent because of the shifting.