comet-tail

comet-tail

in ultrasonography, a type of reverberation artifact, caused by a number of small, highly reflective interfaces, such as gas bubbles.
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Traits not associated with cancer risk included rim calcifications, comet-tail artifacts, peripheral vascularity, and the presence of a "halo," they said.
Not quite good enough for the very top honours in the Baracouda era, his true merit lay in his lifetime tally of 35 wins and in the comet-tail of affection and pride that accompanied him wherever he ran.