TITLE

penumbra

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1621
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "penumbra" is presented. This term refers to a healthy tissue that surrounds an ischemic or infarcted part, or a shadow around a radiographic image or at the margin of tissue undergoing radiation therapy. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21239912

 

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