adventitious vein

noun

Definition of adventitious vein

: a vein appearing irregularly between the accessory and intercalary veins of the wings of certain insects

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First Known Use of adventitious vein

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Adventitious vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adventitious%20vein. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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