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Adhesions a.k.a. Adhesion: Adhesions are fibrous bands that form between tissues and organs, often as a result of injury during surgery. They may be thought of as internal scar tissue that connects tissues not normally connected.

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Google previewAmerican Journal of Roentgenology (1921)

Peritoneal irritation by chemical action with consequent adhesions is a possibility to be borne in mind. \Vhether or not this may be the case, an objectionable feature to the use of the solutions is the uterine colic, accompanying and following the ...

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American Journal of Roentgenology

Peritoneal irritation by chemical action with consequent adhesions is a possibility to be borne in mind. Whether or not this may be the case, an objectionable feature to the use of the solutions is the uterine colic, accompanying and following the ...

Google previewModern Neuromuscular Techniques (2010)

by Leon Chaitow

perineum, inner thigh and even on the walls of the vagina: The search for common pathological processes, such as endometriosis, active inflammation, or pelvic adhesions is a major objective in assessing the patient with chronic pelvic pain ...

Google previewManual of Ambulatory Surgery (2012)

by K.J. Kassity, J.E. McKittrick, F.W. Preston

A history of peritonitis with potential bowel adhesions is an absolute contraindication. Obesity is a relative contraindication, because ...

Google previewOsteopathic Athletic Health Care (2013)

Principles and practice by W. Llewellyn McKone

tight shoulders, low backs, neck and any other body joint where loss of motion or adhesions is a problem.

Google previewClinical Gynecology (2015)

by Eric J. Bieber, Joseph S. Sanfilippo, Ira R. Horowitz, Mahmood I. Shafi

The most common cause of intrauterine adhesions is a uterine curettage performed during, or shortly after, a pregnancy.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Medical Ethics (2003)

A Compilation of Jewish Medical Law on All Topics of Medical Interest ... by Avraham Steinberg, Fred Rosner

Adhesions in the lungs known as sir- elm! — These are the main focus of pathologic concern in animals.

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Adhesions occur by the uniting or growing together of structures or organs which are normally separate and freely movable. They are generally the result of acute or chronic inflammation, and in the earlier stages the uniting material is fibrin, ...

Google previewDictionary Of Anatomy & Physio (2000)

by Poly Mary

CLINICAL TESTS Adhesions Scar tissue can cause the abnormal joining of tissues called adhesions. They are common in the abdomen and may occur around a site of previous inflammation such as an inflamed appendix, or they can follow ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Adhesions most commonly form in the abdomen, after abdominal surgery, inflammation or injury or in malignancy. A loop of intestine or the omentum may adhere to unhealed or inflamed areas of peritoneum. A band of scar tissue or a kink at a ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

See Violin string adhesions adhesion filter Adsorption filter Transfusion medicine A 'thirdgeneration' blood component filter that removes 9999.9% of WBCs–by adhesion in units of packed red cells and platelets. See Blood filters, Leukocyte ...

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

Adhesions occur by the uniting or growing together of structures or organs which are normally separate and freely movable. They are generally the result of acute or chronic inflammation, and in the earlier stages the uniting material is fibrin, ...

Google previewA dictionary of pratical medicine. 3 vols. [in 4]. 3 vols. [in 4]. (1858)

by James Copland

Adhesions of the cellules of this structure also strengthen the cysts of aneurisms, and form sere-fibrous cysts around foreign bodies that are accidentally lodged in it. 12. B. Adhesions between serous surfaces are the next most common ; being ...

Google previewBergman's Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation (2016)

by R. Shane Tubbs, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Marios Loukas

Disc–condyle adhesions Fibrous adhesions within the TMJ, not caused by trauma or congenital deformities, are thought to occur mainly in the superior compartment of the TMJ, specifically between the disc and condyle. Bilateral adhesions ...

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Meningeal Adhesions/Release Explanation

Screen cast of description given to patients of meningeal adhesions and the need for meningeal releases.

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Scrabble value of A1D2H4E1S1I1O1N1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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