scalenus anterior syndrome sca·le·nus anterior syndrome (skā-lē’nəs)
A disorder characterized by pain and tingling in the forearm and hand similar to that occurring in cervical rib syndrome, caused by compression of the brachial plexus and subclavian artery against the first thoracic rib by a hypertonic anterior scalene muscle. Also called scalenus anticus syndrome, Naffziger syndrome.
noun 1. scale2 (def 2).
noun 1. a person or thing that scales. 2. Also called counter, scaling circuit. Electronics. an electronic circuit devised to give a single pulse as output after a certain number of input pulses. noun 1. a person or thing that scales 2. Also called counter, scaling circuit. an electronic device or circuit that aggregates electric […]
noun 1. Zoology. one of the thin, flat, horny plates forming the covering of certain animals, as snakes, lizards, and pangolins. one of the hard, bony or dentinal plates, either flat or denticulate, forming the covering of certain other animals, as fishes. 2. any thin, platelike piece, lamina, or flake that peels off from a […]
noun 1. an increase in size, quantity, or activity according to a fixed scale or proportion: a scaleup of an engineering design; a scaleup program of energy conservation.