scimitar sign scim·i·tar sign (sĭm’ĭ-tər, -tär’)
A radiologic indication of anomalous pulmonary venous drainage in which a curvilinear structure is seen in the base of the lung.
adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a skink. noun 2. a scincoid lizard. adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a skink noun 2. any animal, esp a lizard, resembling a skink
noun 1. any plant of the tropical Asiatic climbing genus Scindapsus, typically stem rooting, esp S. aureus and S. pictus, grown as greenhouse or house plants for their leathery heart-shaped variegated leaves: family Araceae
scinticisternography scin·ti·cis·ter·nog·ra·phy (sĭn’tĭ-sĭs’tər-nŏg’rə-fē) n. Cisternography performed with a radiopharmaceutical and recorded with a stationary imaging device.
noun 1. a paper printout or photographic record indicating the intensity and distribution of radioactivity in tissues after administration of a radioactive tracer. scintigram scin·ti·gram (sĭn’tĭ-grām’) n. A two-dimensional record of the distribution of a radioactive tracer in a tissue or organ. Also called photoscan, scintigraph, scintiscan.