scimitar sign

[ sĭmĭ-tər, -tär′ ]

n.

A radiologic indication of anomalous pulmonary venous drainage in which a curvilinear structure is seen in the base of the lung.

Nearby words

  1. spiny dormouse,
  2. spiny lizard,
  3. spiny lobster,
  4. spiny rat,
  5. spiny-finned,
  6. spiny-rayed,
  7. spiny-rayed fish,
  8. spir-,
  9. spiracle,
  10. spiracular


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