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entrapment

/en·trap·ment/ (en-trap´ment) compression of a nerve or vessel by adjacent tissue.

entrapment

(en-trap′mĕnt)
In medicine, compression, as of a peripheral nerve or vessel.

entrapment,

n pathologic constriction on a vessel or nerve by swollen or hypertonic soft tissue and/or bone.

entrapment

the state of being trapped.

bowel entrapment
the intestine is caught up in adhesions or peritoneal ligaments. Obstruction, with or without compromise of the blood supply to the incarcerated loop, follows.
epiglottic entrapment
legal entrapment
the legal device by which a suspect is tempted to infringe the law or rules while under observation.
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60) Accepting that sentence mitigation is an option once the entrapment evidence has been used as part of the basis for conviction, Badgery-Parker J carefully considered the rationale for mitigation based on three connected questions:
10,34,35,37) It is at this point as well as within the adductor canal where the saphenous nerve is most susceptible to entrapment.
This Article is primarily historical and descriptive, but it is animated by the belief that entrapment ought to play a more prominent role in discouraging highly invasive, abusive, or fundamentally misguided law enforcement practices.
The first prong of the entrapment defense requires a demonstration of inducement by law enforcement.
Given the potential permanent morbidity that could result from harvesting human nerve tissue, it has been difficult studying the mechanisms of entrapment neuropathies in humans.
The region of entrapment was identified with EMG, while ganglion cyst, osteophyte and lipoma differentiation was achieved with MRI"
Uterine anamoly like bicornuate uterus was the cause for entrapment of head in our case, where head was entrapped in one horn of bicornuate uterus which was delivered by extending the uterine incision vertically from the lower segment incision into this horn and head was delivered without any difficulty after extension of the incision.
We included a total of 325 patients with entrapment neuropathy of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel (mean age: 58.
In contrary, sense of entrapment is related to intrusive and irritating thoughts and ruminations (Gilbert & Allan, 1998).
Kazem was arrested after receiving the entrapment money amounting to P2, 000 and US $20 inside the Next Line Travel and Trade, Inc.
As a result of such operations, we have seen a number of cases brought to trial in the federal courts in which defendants have asserted the entrapment defense.