cuffing

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cuffing

FORENSICS

A popular term for the placing of handcuffs on an alleged perpetrator of a crime at the time of his/her arrest. 

 

PATHOLOGY

A term of art for the sheathing of a tubular structure–e.g., a blood or lymphatic vessel,

cuffing image from New Medical Terms

Low power H&E stained section of cuffing of a blood vessel

with white cells, in response to infectious or autoimmune phenomena.

Perivascular cuffing is a classic finding in viral–e.g., rabies, West Nile, etc., encephalitis. 

 

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