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bead·ing

(bēd'ing),
1. Numerous small rounded projections, often in a row like a string of beads.
2. The rounded elevation along the border of the tissue surface of the major connectors of a maxillary dental prosthesis.
3. Protection of the formed borders of final impressions for a dental prosthesis done by placement of wax sticks or a plaster-pumice combination adjacent to the borders prior to forming the master cast.

beading

A morphological descriptor with a specific use and meaning to different specialties.

Cardiology
Beading refers to the luminal irregularity of arteries supplying regions with electrical injury; patients with beaded vessels are at increased risk for subsequent thrombosis.
 
Imaging
Beading refers to the diffusely distributed diverticular outpouchings of the common bile duct, punctuated by short annular fibrotic strictures seen by direct cholangiography in primary sclerosing cholangitis.

Orthopedics
A term referring to the multiple post-fracture tumefactions of the ribs, typical of osteogenesis imperfecta, type II.

beading

Cardiology Luminal irregularity of arteries supplying regions affected by electrical injury; Pts with beaded vessels are at ↑ risk for subsequent thromboses Orthopedics Multiple post-fracture tumefactions of the ribs, typical of osteogenesis imperfecta, type II. See Accordion, Rosary.

bead·ing

(bēd'ing)
1. Rounded elevation along the border of the tissue surface of the major connectors of a maxillary dental prosthesis.
2. Protection of the formed borders of final impressions for a dental prosthesis done by placement of wax sticks or a plaster-pumice combination adjacent to the borders prior to forming the master cast.
3. Numerous small rounded projections, often in a row like a string of beads.

bead·ing

(bēd'ing)
1. Rounded elevation along the border of the tissue surface of the major connectors of a maxillary dental prosthesis.
2. Protection of the formed borders of final impressions for a dental prosthesis done by placement of wax sticks or a plaster-pumice combination adjacent to the borders prior to forming the master cast.

beading,

n the scribing of a shallow groove (less than 0.5 mm in width or depth) on a cast that outlines the major connector. It is used to transfer the design to the investment cast and ensure tissue contact of the major connector.
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In their ceremonial beadwork and in large murals that cover the exterior walls of their mud dwellings, the Ndebele women have created designs that are at once ancient and modern in their simplicity, their bright colours and their bold abstract patterns.
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