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1. a small appendage, flap, or polyp.
2. label.
radioactive tag radioactive label.


2. A small outgrowth or polyp.
3. In magnetic resonance imaging, a band of saturation that can be followed to detect tissue motion.


1. A small outgrowth or polyp.
2. A label or marker.
1. To label or identify with a tag.
2. To incorporate into a compound a more readily detected substance whereby the compound can be detected and its metabolic or chemical history followed.


Abbreviation for:
T antigen
Technical Advisory Group 
Thalassaemia Action Group
tumour antigen


Dermatology A redundancy of mucocutaneous or other tissue. See Anal tag, Ear tag, Pleural tag, Skin tag Vox populi A label. See Blue tag, Pink tag, Yellow tag.


1. See: label, tracer
2. A small outgrowth or polyp.


1. A small polyp or growth.
2. A label or tracer; or the application of a label or tracer.

hemorrhoidal tag

Remaining anal skin tag related to uneven postsurgical healing, spontaneous resolution of a previously enlarged external hemorrhoid, secondary to anal skin irritation, or external to an anal fissure.
See: sentinel pile

radioactive tag

A radioactive isotope that is incorporated into a chemical or organic material to allow its detection in metabolic or chemical processes. Synonym: radiolabel

sentinel tag

Sentinel pile.
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skin tag

A small outgrowth of skin, usually occurring on the neck, axilla, and groin.
See: illustration; acrochordonillustration


1. See: tracer
2. Small outgrowth or polyp.
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