cuffing

(redirected from cuffing pneumonia)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

cuffing

 [kuf´ing]
formation of a cufflike surrounding border, as of leukocytes about a blood vessel observed in certain infections.

cuff·ing

(kŭf'ing),
1. A perivascular accumulation of various leukocytes seen in infectious, inflammatory, or autoimmune diseases.
2. To surround a structure with fluid or cells, as with a cuff; in chest radiography, thickening of bronchial walls on the image.
[M.E. cuffe, mitten]

cuffing

/cuff·ing/ (kuf´ing) formation of a cufflike surrounding border, as of leukocytes about a blood vessel, observed in certain infections.

cuffing

a pathological condition in which cufflike borders of leukocytes form around small blood vessels, as in certain infections.
The sheathing of a tubular structure—e.g., a blood vessel or lymphatic—with WBCs, in response to an infection or autoimmune phenomena

cuffing

formation of a cufflike surrounding border, as of leukocytes about a blood vessel, observed in certain infections.

cuffing pneumonia
chronic enzootic pneumonia of calves in which there is lymphofollicular cuffing of small airways.