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di·a·phrag·ma

, pl.

di·a·phrag·ma·ta

(dī'ă-frag'mă, -frag'mă-tă), Although the g is silent in English diaphragm, in this word it is pronounced.
1. A thin partition separating adjacent regions.
2. Synonym(s): diaphragm (1)
[G. diaphragma, a partition wall, midriff]

diaphragma

/di·a·phrag·ma/ (di″ah-frag´mah) pl. diaphrag´mata   [Gr.] diaphragm (1).

di·a·phrag·ma

, pl. diaphragmata (dī-ă-frag'mă, -tă)
1. A thin partition separating adjacent regions.
2. [TA]
Synonym(s): diaphragm (1) .
[G. diaphragma, a partition wall, midriff]
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This genus bears superficial resemblance to morphological features of Pissonotus, such as the compressed aedeagus, ventroposteriorly curved with retrorse spines, the weak unarmed diaphragma and the long paired processes on segment 10.
in patients with very severe iron deficiency anemia and Frequent vomiting diaphragma hernia must be considered in the differential diagnosis.
Second, CSF leak may occur if the tumor or its removal violates the layer of dura lying above the pituitary gland, known as the diaphragma sellae.
The diaphragma sellae, a reflection of the dura that constitutes the roof of the sella turcica, has a small central opening for the hypophysial stalk, the connection to the hypothalamus.
Diaphragma sallae meningiomas are rare and may be hard to differ from pituitary adenomas (12).
Early dural calcifications are a common manifestation of the basal-cell nevus syndrome; they involve the falx (Figure 7), the diaphragma sella and the tentorium.
Other common abnormalities include ectopic calcifications of the falx cerebri, tentorium cerebelli, and diaphragma sellae, and rib abnormalities, such as bifid, fused, or hypoplastic ribs.
9-11) One theory postulates herniation of an arachnoidal diverticulum through an incompetent diaphragma sella, the dural lining forming the roof of the sella.
Drifting and false pH measurements often occur because surface coating impedes the ability of the diaphragma (reference junction) to maintain a constant voltage between the process and the internal electrolyte.
A dural extension defines the superior margin, the diaphragma sella.
Headaches can result from distension of the diaphragma sellea or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) obstruction, leading to hydrocephalus.
She was released yesterday morning, but suffered damage to her diaphragmas she breathed in carbon dioxide.