Definition of spider vein in English:

spider vein


  • another term for thread vein
    • ‘The recommended treatment is sclerotherapy, where radio frequency waves are used to close the spider vein.’
    • ‘Although it gets rid of a spider vein permanently, it doesn't prevent new ones from appearing.’
    • ‘Approximately one injection is administered for every inch of spider vein - anywhere from five to 40 injections per treatment session.’
    • ‘Patients undergoing laser treatment for spider veins can resume normal activity immediately.’
    • ‘It's a chemical irritant and it burns the lining of the spider vein.’