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Subject:Re: Need a word From:Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Fri, 22 Mar 2013 09:40:32 -0700
Yeah, I'm going to go with "surrounding region." Thanks to all.
For curious minds, I'm trying to describe different portions of a
potentially cancerous lesion. Radiologists want to assign a certain
suspicion level to a region they've marked on an MRI, but also have the
option of assigning a different suspicion level to a surrounding region
they have separately identified.
On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 8:54 AM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>wrote:
> San Marino is usually described as "surrounded by" Italy.
> There's probably a specific technical term in the topological
> vocabulary, but it might be incomprehensible in other contexts.
> On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 4:01 PM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
> > Imagine two amoeba-like shapes, one smaller than the other. Both are only
> > represented by their outlines. The smaller amoeba outline appears to have
> > been ingested by the larger amoeba outline, but its boundary does touch
> > that of its larger brethren.
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