ASL Sign for Chemotherapy?

Ingvild Roald iroald at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Feb 4 18:42:13 UTC 2006

Sorry, you are showing 'palm down' (white is palm, black is back)


>From: "Bill Reese" <wreese01 at TAMPABAY.RR.COM>
>Reply-To: sw-l at
>To: sw-l at
>Subject: [sw-l] ASL Sign for Chemotherapy?
>Date: Sat, 04 Feb 2006 09:12:25 -0500
>A member of my late-deafened support group was trying to describe a sign he 
>had just learned for "chemo" (chemotherapy).   He described it this way:
>"Open four hand, palm up, tap pinky to the chest where a port
>would be - just below the shoulder joint, in the meat of the
>pectoral muscle"
>That's a little ambiguous to me as I don't know which hand or shoulder, if 
>the fingers are splayed or if the little finger touches once or twice.  If 
>I take it to be the right hand's little finger touching the chest just 
>below the right shoulder, palm up, thumb tucked, fingers splayed, touching 
>just once, would this be correct?

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