white line

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white line

a pale streak appearing within 30-60 seconds after the skin is stroked with a fingernail, and lasting for several minutes; regarded as a sign of diminished arterial tension. Synonym(s): Sergent white line

white line

white line

(wīt līn)
1. Synonym(s): linea alba.
2. A pale streak appearing within 30-60 seconds after stroking of the skin with a fingernail, and lasting for several minutes; regarded as a sign of diminished arterial tension.
Synonym(s): Sergent white line.

Sergent,

Emile, French physician, 1867-1943.
Bernard-Sergent syndrome - Synonym(s): acute adrenocortical insufficiency
Sergent white line - a pale streak appearing within 30 to 60 seconds after stroking the skin with a fingernail and lasting for several minutes, a sign of diminished arterial tension. Synonym(s): white line

white line

1. the fusion between the wall and the sole of the hoof as seen in the horse.
2. the linea alba.

white line disease
a disease in sheep in which the wall of the hoof separates from the sole at the white line over a short part of its length. The cavity that is formed becomes packed with dirt causing pressure on the sensitive laminae and lameness. Eventually the cavity penetrates to the coronet and develops a sinus there.