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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

(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
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Mrs Chris Ellis, L11 POEM The old postman passes me by every day Not a postcard telling me why you're away He'll have one for number one Maybe two for number two But when he comes round to me There's never a line from you The old postman passes me by not a word Though he smiles he doesn't know Why I haven't heard With a bagful of dreams on his shoulder I'd be grateful for just one white line To say you care again and I won't care when The old postman passes me by
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