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scal·lop·ing

(skal'ŏp-ing),
A series of indentations or erosions on a normally smooth margin of a structure.
Gastroenterology A descriptive term for the appearance of Candida oesophagitis, where there are irregular serrations, seen by a barium swallow
Imaging—bone, digits A descriptive term for a semilunar erosion at the ulnar aspect of the distal radius, seen in patients with advanced rheumatoid arthritis and caused by spontaneous rupture of the digital extensors; the ‘scallop’ is often more prominent, as it may be rimmed by an osteosclerotic margin
Imaging—bone, vertebrae A descriptive term for a gouged-edge appearance of vertebrae in certain pathological conditions; when the scalloping is anterior, it may be due to pressure from an aneurysm. Posterior scalloping is associated with spinal tumours, neurofibromatosis or communicating hydrocephalus
Imaging—chest A descriptive term for the tethering of the visceral to parietal pleura, seen in pneumothorax which develops 'over' prior lung disease
Pathology A descriptive term for the serration of colloid adjacent to the epithelial cells in thyroid acini, seen by low-power light microscopy of Hashimoto’s disease

scalloping

Scallop sign Bone radiology A descriptor for a semilunar erosion at the ulnar aspect of the distal radius, seen in Pts with advanced rheumatoid arthritis, caused by spontaneous rupture of the digital extensors; the 'scallop' is often more prominent as it may be rimmed by an osteosclerotic margin Chest radiology A descriptor for the tethering of the visceral to parietal pleura, seen in pneumothorax which develops “over” prior lung disease GI radiology A descriptor for the appearance of.Candida esophagitis, where there are irregular serrations, seen by a barium swallow.

scal·lop·ing

(skal'ŏ-ping)
A series of indentations or erosions on a normally smooth margin of a structure.
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The residents of scalloping communities have been proud of their good-tasting, highly-priced bay scallops and their attractive shells that are observed in many types of decorations (Fig.
When the seasons began at the first of October, the money earned by scalloping was made by Thanksgiving (Warncke (20)) (MacFarlane, 2002).
outboard motors, dredges and anchors, rope, work clothing, and gasoline, and also the local food markets noticed that their sales increased during the good scalloping years.
They have preferred to go scalloping, because they have their boat and gear available, they have the skills and knowledge to make good harvests and to open the scallops, and scalloping would bring them the most money.
Bay scalloping began on Martha's Vineyard in 1875 (Belding, 1910).
The permanent residents have not felt much of an economic pinch, because alternate jobs have become available, especially in the building and tourist trades, for people who might have been engaged in scalloping.
In recent years, recreational scalloping can begin on October 1st, a month ahead of the commercial season, and is allowed until the end of the commercial season, March 1st (Fig.
In some areas where darker water is the norm, particularly Yankeetown, Cedar Key, Suwannee and much of Apalachicola Bay, scalloping isn't considered a worthwhile effort.
If you're new to scalloping, no need to fret over missing the first part of the season--for a couple of good reasons.
Accidents, sometimes tragic, during scalloping season can be avoided by motoring at idle speed--if not avoiding the vicinity altogether--within 300 feet of boats flying dive flags or of swimmers and snorkelers.
However a WAG spokeswoman said the bulk of scalloping tends to take place in offshore areas which the Westminster Government - not the fisheries committee - is supposed to regulate.