Definition of veinbanding

1 : an evanescent abnormality of leaves commonly associated with virus diseases and characterized by veins standing out clearly because of either a chlorotic or a dark green bounding band that often sets off more clearly the adjacent interveinal tissue
2 : a plant disease of which veinbanding is a symptom — compare rugose mosaic, veinclearing

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vein entry 1 + banding

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“Veinbanding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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