spatulation

spatulation

 [spach″u-la´shun]
the combining of materials into a homogeneous mixture by continuously heaping them together and smoothing the mass out on a smooth surface with a spatula.

spat·u·la·tion

(spach'ŭ-lā'shŭn),
Manipulation of material with a spatula.

spat·u·la·tion

(spachyū-lāshŭn)
Manipulation of material with a spatula.

spatulation (spach´oolā´shən),

n the manipulation of material with a spatula to mix it into a homogeneous mass.

spatulation

the combining of materials into a homogeneous mixture by continuously heaping them together and smoothing the mass out on a smooth surface with a spatula.
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Wallace 2 technique ('head-totail anastomosis'): After spatulation, the distal ureteric margin is anastomosed to apex of spatulated contralateral ureter.
Impression materials can be mixed manually, via hand spatulation, or automatically, by using a hand--powered impression gun or an automated mixing machine (Figure 3, left).
This may require a ventral incision and spatulation of a neomeatus to allow for voiding and decrease the risk of meatal stenosis.
This flap is used for ureteral handling (a "no touch" technique) during pyeloplasty and also serves as a very reliable guide for lateral ureteral spatulation, preventing ureteral twisting and subsequent misalignment of the de novo ureteropelvic junction.
Composite pastes made up of various resins (Table 4; mass fraction 60%) and ACP fillers (Table 5; mass fraction 40%) were formulated by hand spatulation.
There are many considerations in this first step such as the type of stone to use, the water to powder ratio, the spatulation time, the vacuum mixing, and the initial set and final set times.
After spatulation of the ureter, we were able to identify 3 separate benign appearing polyps that were excised using sharp dissection.