veinclearing

noun

Definition of veinclearing

: an early and usually evanescent symptom of plant diseases especially of virus origin in which the veins stand out clearly because the tissue close to them is more or less translucent — compare veinbanding

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History and Etymology for veinclearing

vein entry 1 + clearing

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“Veinclearing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veinclearing. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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