Re: Need a word

Subject: Re: Need a word
From: John Allred <john2 -at- allrednet -dot- com>
To: "Meryl R. Cohen" <merylster -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2013 12:51:13 -0500

I wonder if there might not be appropriate terms in use in the literature for the radiologic community.

John A

On Mar 22, 2013, at 12:06 PM, "Meryl R. Cohen" <merylster -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Okay, given the context is it possible for you to speak to a radiologist or
> three? I wonder how theynmight talk about different areas of a lesion in a
> clinical (not software) context.
>
> Meryl
>
> On Friday, March 22, 2013, Chris Morton wrote:
>
>> 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.
>>
>>> Chris
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 8:54 AM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com<javascript:;>
>>> 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<javascript:;>
>>>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 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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References:
Need a word: From: Chris Morton
Re: Need a word: From: Chris Morton
Re: Need a word: From: Meryl R. Cohen

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