spurious vein

noun

Definition of spurious vein

: a longitudinal thickening resembling a true vein or nervure and situated in the membrane of the wing of a fly between the radius and media — compare syrphus fly

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“Spurious vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spurious%20vein. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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