tension lines

tension lines

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lines that can be extrapolated by connecting linear openings made when a round pin is driven into the skin of a cadaver, resulting from the principal axis of orientation of the subcutaneous connective tissue (collagen) fibers of the dermis; they vary in direction with the region of the body surface.

tension lines

cleavage lines.
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Small superficial eyelid lacerations not involving lid margin parallel to skin tension lines are stabilised by skin tape.
The administration has installed 452 km high tension lines for the upgradation of system and total length of the HT line reached to 73,351 km in the region.
Sometimes, it's difficult for the dermatopathologist to visualize whether the specimen is aligned in true medial-lateral fashion, or along skin tension lines, which tend to run diagonally, so "the more clinical information, the better," he said.
Clarins' first relaxing, anti-aging mask combines a smoothing action on tension lines with an exceptional texture and a new relaxing method to offer the perfect solution to the harmful effects of stress and fatigue.
It is important to consider the location of tension lines since excessive tension during wound suture could result in the compromise of local circulation, delayed healing, wound dehiscence, and skin necrosis (PAVLETIC, 2010).
2m diameter and 19m depth, as well the removal of the external high tension lines.
They further said that the condition of electricity poles and high tension lines was extremely screwed but no one was paying attention towards it.
Apply just a small amount and feel the peptides going to work, relaxing the facial muscles and tension lines.
The PDO thread induction technology is based on using the natural skin tension lines, which also causes an effect similar to a surgical facelift.
The draft law, proposed by 10 MPs from March 14, proposes using underground lines instead of the government plan to install high tension lines, which has angered residents of the area.
Driving under the high tension lines just inside the gates of the power plant was as "energizing" as it was motivational for 18 College of Southern Maryland students arriving for their first day of hands-on training at the Constellation Energy Nuclear Groupplant in Calvert County, Md.