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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: strip


  1. anatomy a streak, line, band, or stria.
  2. radiography a linear opacity differing in density from the adjacent parts of the image; usually represents the tangential image of a planar structure such as the pleura or peritoneum.


See Also: psoas margin

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