spider vein


noun

one of a radiating network of dilated capillaries on the skin.

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Example sentences from the Web for spider vein

  • Therefore he must have a tiger-vein in him, my dear Claude, as well as a beaver-vein and a spider-vein; and no more shame to him.

    Prose Idylls|Charles Kingsley