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pertaining to or having the characteristics of a part of something.

partial budget
see partial budget.
partial pressure
the pressure exerted by a specific gas in a mixture of gases. Because the amount of the gas dissolved in a liquid is proportional to the pressure of the gas on the fluid the concentration of a gas in a fluid is expressed as its partial pressure.
partial thromboplastin time (PTT)
see activated partial thromboplastin time.

Patient discussion about partial

Q. Has anyone had a minimally invasive partial knee replacement? How did it go and are you pleased? I will be having one in the next few weeks and would just like some input. Thanks...

A. Hmm... Never underwent it myself, but you may read some more here:

and you may also watch it here:

Take care,

Q. Is ligament heating better than an arthroscopic surgery? I have a partial tear in my left knee (acl) and they wanna operate on me. I heard heating it can solve the problem. is it true?

A. i never heard of "ligament heating" from what i know- ligament has limited ability to regenerate. if partially torn it may need only physiotherapy and care. but if it's torn more then it can heal by itself- you need surgery. this is why there's orthopedics- to evaluate the situation, give you a diagnosis and the recommended treatment. it's always good to second guess because they are only human. you can ask other orthopedics and see what they say.

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The Persona Partial Knee System represents the next era in personalization, equipping surgeons with a comprehensive system of implants and instruments that are designed to offer an uncompromising fit and efficiency in the operating room.
The new Persona Partial Knee System has made me a better partial knee surgeon," said Craig Della Valle, MD, a developing surgeon from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
The origins of partial actions of groups can be considered as one such case.
In this section, we give a brief overview of partial words [7].
A common solution to circumvent this problem is to transform the irregular region into a rectangular region and solve partial differential equations on the rectangular region [6-10].
WHEN it comes to viewing the solar eclipse, or partial eclipse, the same precautions used to view the sun at all other times should be employed.
Altun: Some generalizations of Caristi type fixed point theorem on partial metric spaces, Filomat, 26(2012), No.
While over half of survey respondents (58%) reported that it's important to them to maintain the health of their teeth --more so than watching their diet (46%) or caring for their skin (11%)--more than one-third (36%) did not change any of their behaviors within the first year of wearing their partial denture.
A linear partial differential operator in 2n +1 independent variables z,[x.
The partial time denvative of the radius vector is then found to be:
2 : favoring one side of a question over another <I'm too partial to be a fair judge.
Beech Early Years I&J, partial - 2 classes closed for morning only;

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