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shad·ow

(shad'ō),
1. A surface area defined by the interception of light or x-rays by a body.
See also: density (3).
2. In jungian psychology, the coalescence of the disowned, unacceptable aspects of the personality that exist within the personal unconscious. Compare: persona.
3. Synonym(s): achromocyte

shadow

[shad′ō]
Etymology: AS, sceadu
in psychology, an archetype that represents the unacceptable aspects and components of behavior.
Graduate education A medical student or intern who closely follows a clinician, resident, mentor, etc., while doing rounds
Imaging A subtle change on a film suggesting a possible lesion

shadow

Graduate education A medical student or intern who closely follows a clinician, resident, mentor, etc while doing rounds Imaging A subtle change on a film suggesting a possible lesion. See Gloved finger shadow, Ring shadow, Rocker bottom shadow.

shad·ow

(shad'ō)
1. A surface area defined by the interception of light or x-rays by a body.
See also: density (3)
2. psychology In jungian terms, the archetype consisting of collective animal instincts.
3. Synonym(s): achromocyte.

shadow 

A darkened area from which rays from a source of light are excluded. The shadow pattern cast by light (e.g. sunlight, ceiling fixtures) is such a common sight that if light shines from the opposite direction (e.g. from the ground upward) the normal shadow pattern will be reversed and so will perception; depressions will appear as mounds or vice versa. Shadows offer a cue to depth perception, as when trying to judge the shape of objects. See penumbra; depth perception.

shad·ow

(shad'ō)
Surface area defined by interception of light or x-rays by a body.
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Pupils will be encouraged to compare notes with shadowers in other schools - via E-mail, if they prefer - and the Library Association's website helps pull the whole project together.