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zone

 [zōn]
an encircling region or area; by extension, any area with specific characteristics or boundary.
ciliary zone the outer of the two regions into which the anterior surface of the iris is divided by the collarette.
comfort zone an environmental temperature between 13 and 21°C (55 and 70°F) with a humidity of 30 to 55 per cent.
epileptogenic zone an area, stimulation of which may provoke an epileptic seizure.
erogenous zone (erotogenic zone) in psychoanalytic theory, an area of the body through which the libido expresses itself and which is therefore susceptible to erotic excitation upon stimulation; the primary sites are the oral, anal, and genital regions, but the other body orifices, breasts, and skin are also included.
zone of partial preservation in spinal cord injury, an area of only partial damage that may include up to three consecutive spinal segments caudal to the level of the injury.
pupillary zone the inner of the two regions into which the anterior surface of the iris is divided by the collarette.
transition zone (transitional zone) any anatomical region that marks the point at which the constituents of a structure change from one type to another; for example, the circle in the equator of the ocular lens in which epithelial fibers are developed into lens fibers, or the zone (anocutaneous line) that marks the junction of stratified squamous epithelium with columnar epithelium.

com·fort zone

the temperature range between 28-30°C at which the naked body is able to maintain the heat balance without either shivering or sweating; in the clothed body the range is from 13-21°C.

comfort zone

Etymology: ME, comforten + Gk, zone, belt
the boundaries of temperature, humidity, wind velocity, and solar radiation within which a person dressed in a specified manner can perform certain tasks without discomfort; the psychological feeling of belonging or being comfortable in a specific area and/or role.

com·fort zone

(kŏm'fŏrt zōn)
The temperature range between 28-30°C at which the naked body is able to maintain the heat balance without either shivering or sweating; in the clothed body, the range is from 13-21°C.

zone

an encircling region or area; by extension, any area with specific characteristics or boundary. See also zona.

autonomous innervation zone
areas of innervation supplied by a single nerve, as for example the patch of skin on the medial side of the horse fore pastern which is supplied solely by the median nerve; used to assess the integrity of individual nerves.
ciliary zone
the outer of the two regions into which the anterior surface of the iris is divided by the angular line.
comfort zone
an environmental temperature between 55° and 70° F (13° and 21° C) with a humidity of 30 to 55%.
epileptogenic zone
an area, stimulation of which may provoke an epileptic seizure.
zone of inhibition
the area without bacterial growth surrounding an antimicrobial-impregnated disk in an antimicrobial sensitivity test.
provisional calcification zone
in developing bone longitudinal tubes of mineralized matrix which surround hypertrophic chondrocytes.
transitional zone
the circle in the equator of the lens of the eye in which epithelial fibers are developed into lens fibers.
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