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cuffing

Pronunciation: kuf'ing

Definition:

  1. A perivascular accumulation of various leukocytes seen in infectious, inflammatory, or autoimmune diseases.
  2. To surround a structure with fluid or cells, as with a cuff; in chest radiography, thickening of bronchial walls on the image.

[M.E. cuffe, mitten]

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