Medusa head

[mĭ-dōōsə, -zə]


Dilated cutaneous veins radiating from the umbilicus.caput medusae Cruveilhier's sign

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  • But the public likes to have its back slapped, and critics, frozen by the Medusa-head of Success, were soon taught manners.