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table

 [ta´b'l]
a flat layer or surface.
cohort life table a life table giving the survival data of a cohort of individuals in a clinical study or trial, i.e., the number alive and under observation (not lost to follow-up) at the beginning of each year, the number dying in each year, the number lost to follow-up each year, the conditional probability of survival for each year, and the cumulative probabilities of survival from the beginning of the study to the end of each year.
inner table the inner compact layer of the bones covering the brain.
life table any of various tables describing mortality and survival data for groups of individuals at specific times or over defined intervals; tables may summarize combined mortality experience by age over a brief period or may follow a cohort over time (cohort life table).
outer table the outer compact layer of the bones covering the brain.
tilt table a plinth, equipped with a footboard for support, to which a patient can be strapped for rotation to a nearly upright position; used in cases of spinal cord injury and other neurological disorders to enhance blood circulation to the lower limbs, improve posture, and aid in muscle training and sense of balance.
vitreous table inner table.

ta·ble

(tā'bĕl),
1. One of the two plates or laminae, separated by the diploë, into which the cranial bones are divided.
2. An arrangement of data in parallel columns, showing the essential facts in a readily appreciable form.
3. A platform on which items can be placed.
[L. tabula]

table

/ta·ble/ (ta´b'l) a flat layer or surface.
inner table of skull  the inner compact layer of the bones covering the brain.
outer table of skull  the outer compact layer of the bones covering the brain.
vitreous table  inner t. of skull.

table

Etymology: L, tabula
1 any structure with a flat surface.
2 a chart showing columns of data.

table

Epidemiology A set of data arranged in rows and columns. See Contingency table, Evidence table, Increment-decrement life table, Life table, Metropolitan Life table Surgery The slab on which a Pt is placed to perform an operation.

ta·ble

(tā'bĕl)
1. One of the two plates or laminae, separated by the diploë, into which the cranial bones are divided.
2. An arrangement of data in parallel columns, showing the essential facts in a readily appreciable form.
3. Any flat-surfaced structure that serves as furniture.
[L. tabula]

ta·ble

(tā'bĕl)
1. One of the two plates or laminae, separated by the diploë, into which the cranial bones are divided.
2. A platform on which items (e.g., dental tools) can be placed.
[L. tabula]

table

1. a flat layer or surface, e.g. smooth surface on top of teeth especially on the incisors of the horse, used in telling the age of the horse.
2. a collection of related records in a data base.

table food
sometimes used to describe food from the owner's dining table that is fed to dogs and cats.
hydraulic table
used for surgery of large animals so it can be adjusted to the appropriate height and in some cases starting from floor level to accommodate animals anesthetized on the floor, then raised.
inner table
the inner compact layer of the bones covering the brain.
instrument table
used to arrange instruments for ready access by the surgeon and assistants. It often overhangs the surgery table.
outer table
the outer compact layer of the bones covering the brain.
statistical table
tables of values used in statistics, e.g. t-tables.
table ties
sterilizable nylon or cotton ropes that can be used to tie a recumbent, anesthetized dog or cat firmly to an operating table.
vitreous table
inner table.
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