medusa's head

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Noun1.Medusa's head - African dwarf succulent perennial shrub with numerous slender drooping branchesmedusa's head - African dwarf succulent perennial shrub with numerous slender drooping branches
Euphorbia, genus Euphorbia - type genus of the Euphorbiaceae: very large genus of diverse plants all having milky juice
spurge - any of numerous plants of the genus Euphorbia; usually having milky often poisonous juice
2.Medusa's head - weedy rye grass having long bristling awnsmedusa's head - weedy rye grass having long bristling awns
wild rye - any of several grasses of the genus Elymus
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The patient did not have a significant caput medusae, and only a few small varices could be seen anastomosing with slightly distended inferior epigastric veins.
(These collaterals would then be called a para-umbilical vein.) A caput medusae forms around the umbilicus, then draining into the systemic circulation via the inferior epigastric veins.
Physical examination revealed an extremely distended and tense abdomen, severe caput medusae, a readily reducible umbilical hernia, and anicteric sclera.

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