Definitions for "Pannus"
Inflammatory exudates overlying the lining layer of synovial cells on the inside of a joint, usually occurring in patients with rheumatoid arthritis or related articular rheumatism, and sometimes resulting in fibrous consolidation of the joint.
A growth composed of thickened synovial tissue.
a thickening of the synovial membrane that occurs as rheumatoid arthritis progresses, resulting from an overgrowth of synovial cells and an accumulation of white blood cells
A very vascular superficial opacity of the cornea, usually caused by granulation of the eyelids.
Conjunctival or vascular growth into the cornea between Bowman's layer and the corneal epithelium (the 2 outermost layers of the cornea).
scarring of peripheral cornea
Fibrotic tissue which grows around a newly implanted prosthetic heart valve. Vigorous growth of this healing tissue can freeze or obstruct a replacement valve. Pannus formation may be related, in part, to the design or materials of the prosthesis, or to the degree of anticaoglation.
Newly formed layer of tissue, for example, growing over a prosthetic heart valve orifice. More from: Heart Surgery Forum - Pannus
Numerous cloud shreds below the main cloud. These clouds may constitute a layer, which may be separated from the main part of the cloud, or attached to it.
Ragged low cloud often found low down in wet and windy weather; A layer of shredded accessory clouds below the main cloud. Occurs with nimbostratus, cumulus, and cumulonimbus.
Keywords:  abdomen, hanging, apron, fat, flap
from the latin meaning "piece of cloth; refers to apron of fat and hanging skin from the abdomen
Pannus is a medical term for a hanging flap of skin. It is usually found in the abdomen of people who have recently lost a significant amount of weight. Pannus is commonly referred to as "fat folds" or "rolls."
a disruptive element in a joint and destroys cartilage and the bone beneath that is exposed as a result