TITLE

shiner

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1987
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "shiner" is presented. It refers to a colloquial term for a black eye, a dark or purplish hue to the skin seen just beneath the eyes. Black eyes are sometimes seen in some people with nasal allergies or after facial injuries.
ACCESSION #
21245548

 

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