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 [not]
1. an intertwining of the ends or parts of one or more threads, sutures, or strips of cloth.
2. in anatomy, a knoblike swelling or protuberance.
surgeon's knot (surgical knot) a knot in which the thread is passed twice through the first loop and once through the second loop in square knot fashion.
From Dorland's, 2000.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

knot

(not),
1. An intertwining of the ends of two cords, tapes, or sutures in such a way that they cannot easily become separated; or a similar twining or infolding of a cord in its continuity.
2. anatomy, pathology a node, ganglion, or circumscribed swelling suggestive of a knot.
[A.S. cnotta]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

knot

(nŏt)
n.
A protuberant growth or swelling in a tissue: a knot in a gland.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
A popular term for any mass or perceived mass
Obstetrics Umbilical cord knot False knots of the umbilical cord (UC) result from twisting and meandering of the umbilical vein and are of no clinical significance; the umbilical arteries are relatively linear; true knots require that the UC be long enough to permit the infant to pass through a loop of cord; since the cord is composed of erectile tissue, irreversible cord knotting is rare
Popular health
(1) A group of muscles in spasm or
(2) A knot in the stomach, a manifestation of anxiety, which does not per se represent a palpable mass
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knot

A popular term for any mass or perceived mass Obstetrics Umbilical cord knot False knots of the umbilical cord–UC result from twisting and meandering of the umbilical vein and are of no clinical significance; the umbilical arteries are relatively linear; true knots require that the UC be long enough to permit the infant to pass through a loop of cord; since the cord is composed of erectile tissue, irreversible cord knotting is rare Popular health 
1. A group of muscles in spasm or.
2. A knot in the stomach, a manifestation of anxiety, which does not per se represent a palpable mass.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

knot

(not)
1. A compact intertwining of two or more cords or cordlike structures in such a way that they cannot spontaneously become separated; or a similar twining or infolding of a single cord on itself.
2. anatomy, pathology A node, ganglion, or circumscribed swelling suggestive of a knot.
[A.S. cnotta]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

knot

a structure in wood marking the insertion of the base of a branch which is surrounded by compacted layers of new wood hardened by pressure.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

knot

(not)
1. Intertwining of ends of two cords, or sutures such that they cannot easily become separated.
2. anatomy, pathology a node, ganglion, or circumscribed swelling.
[A.S. cnotta]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about knot

Q. I have burning knotted painful muscles how can I get relief? I have had chronic pain in my muscles for over 8 yrs and so far no Dr or medicine has really helped. I take hydrocodone to ease the pain and alprazolam to ease the frustration. I never have received a diagnosis other than one Dr said I probably had fibro. This pain and burning has ruined my life.

A. have you tried Yoga? it increases your flexibility an does wonderful things to your muscles. as you may already know, muscles best function when the are strong and long, Yoga will help you with that.
i know couple of Fibromyalgia patients that does it and it ease the pain and weakness. it also relaxing (to deal with the anxiety).
it'll take about 2 months to see improvement- but it will be.

please let me know if you started and how it goes!

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She said there was a gradual transition from use of staples to absorbable, knotless sutures.
[sup][19] In our experience, the DVC ligation time of 3.1 minutes in knotless LRP was comparable to 3.15 minutes in RALP reported by Massoud et al .
The geographically wide survival of nalebinding (knotless knitting of needle binding) in remote parts of Central Asia, northern Scandinavia and New Guinea (Decker 2000), where it is employed almost exclusively by women may provide further evidence (for exceptions see Decker 2000).
Food and Drug Administration to market its Magnum PI Knotless Implant System, which utilizes implants made of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) for the attachment of soft tissue to bone.
The company's new surgical technique, SutureCross Knotless Anatomic Fixation, involves less complex and stronger tissue fasteners and does not require suture knots.
The outer posts, with tempered aluminum floor socket stem and inner extension tube, are coupled with a lifetime warranty 26:1 machined worm gear net tensioning winch and knotless mesh net with Kevlar top rope net to maximize net tension performance.
M U T A S T E R E S R A T E M </pre> <pre> Irepa holds the situated ladies to be sufficiently tied up Arebu has a begotten race, the mute ladies and [their] abundant fruits [breasts] She plaits, you grind, I am turned about, O man of Thrace, by thy knotless argument I will measure off the raft; she, mistress of the area, shall grind </pre> <p>Like the maker of the Sator Square, he allowed himself one made-up proper name in each square.
Nitto Seimo, a maker of knotless fishing nets, tumbled 15 yen to 325 yen after announcing Friday downward revisions to its earnings projections for the first half and full of fiscal 2005.
More complicated--and more financially risky--traits include straighter-grained and knotless pines, and cold-tolerant eucalyptus trees for plantations in the United States and other places too cold for eucalypts.
maderensis was collected at night, using an opening/closing Tucker trawl (4.3-[m.sup.2] opening, 1/4 inch knotless nylon mesh) fitted with a thermally insulated collecting container.
The netting of the selectivity window has to be knotless and single twine or with similar properties.
This is theoretical, describing knotless wood like white ash or sugar maple.