stellate abscess n.
A star-shaped necrosis surrounded by epithelioid cells, as in swollen inguinal lymph nodes in lymphogranuloma venereum.
- Stellate block
stellate block n. Injection of local anesthetic solution in the vicinity of the stellate ganglion.
- Stellate cell
stellate cell n. A star-shaped cell, such as an astrocyte or Kupffer cell, that has many filaments extending radially.
- Stellate fracture
stellate fracture n. A bone fracture in which the lines of break radiate from a point, usually from the site of an injury.
noun, Carpentry. 1. framing square. framing square noun 1. a steel square usually having on its faces various tables and scales useful to the carpenter.