facies colica splenis

facies colica splenis
[TA] colic impression on spleen: the concave surface of the spleen in contact with the colon.

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  • Facies — A direct borrowing from the Latin, facies means face. * * * 1. [TA] SYN: face (1). 2. [NA] SYN: surface. 3. SYN: expression (2). [L.] acromial articular f. of clavicle SYN: acromial facet of clavicle. adenoid f. the open mouthed and often …   Medical dictionary

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  • impression — 1. A mark seemingly made by pressure of one structure or organ on another, seen especially in cadaveric dissections. See also groove for the various impressions of the lungs, e.g., descending aorta, subclavian artery, and vena cavae. 2. An …   Medical dictionary

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