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(dī'ă-frag'mă, -frag'mă-tă), Although the g is silent in English diaphragm, in this word it is pronounced.
1. A thin partition separating adjacent regions.
2. Synonym(s): diaphragm (1)
[G. diaphragma, a partition wall, midriff]
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, pl. diaphragmata (dī-ă-frag'mă, -tă)
1. A thin partition separating adjacent regions.
2. [TA]
Synonym(s): diaphragm (1) .
[G. diaphragma, a partition wall, midriff]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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1, he rendered the word as diaphragma / iecur (midriff / liver) and in the next line he provided the Dutch explication affal (offal), in additon to iecur.
An example is the names of some homologous structures which stem from different roots (e.g., diaphragma and n.
Additionally and concurrent with rotatory visual pathway shift, there is depression of the optic chiasm relative to the diaphragma sella line.
Such a significant increase in ETC[O.sub.2] may also be associated with the position of the animals because of the abdominal compression of the diaphragma, compromising a correct ventilation by reducing the residual lung capacity, even when remaining in lateral decubitus throughout the experimental period.
The intracranial pain-sensitive structures include the arteries of the circle of Willis and the first few centimetres of their medium-sized branches, meningeal (dural) arteries, large veins and dural venous sinuses, and portions of the dura near blood vessel including the tentorium and the diaphragma sellae.
The supraorbital keyhole approach effectively exposes the frontal lobe base, anterior clinoid process, canalis opticus, olfactory sulcus, olfactory tract, optic nerve, optic chiasm, oculomotor nerve, anterior communicating artery, anterior cerebral artery A1 segment, pituitary stalk, diaphragma sellae, dorsum sellae, posterior clinoid process, basilar artery apex, posterior cerebral artery P1 segment, superior cerebellar artery proximal, front upper pontine and interpeduncular cistern, anteromedial temporal lobe, internal carotid, middle cerebral artery (M1, M2 segment, and part of M3 segment), anterior choroidal artery, posterior communicating artery; and contralateral carotid artery medial surface, anterior cerebral artery A1 and A2 proximal, middle cerebral artery M1 and M2 proximal.
diaphragma in patients with OSA without T2DM when compared with matched controls [12].
The LSF granule contains 8 kinds of TCM herbs: Diaphragma juglandis, Cistanche deserticola, Astragalus mongholicus, Schisandra chinensis, Rhizoma Atractylodis, Rosa laevigata, Radix Paeoniae Rubra, and corn stigma.
Meningiomas affecting the visual pathway originate from the basal meninges of tuberculum sellae, planum sphenoidale, chiasmatic sulcus and from diaphragma sellae.
Distal pancreatectomy, splenectomy, gastrorraphy, hepatorraphy, and diaphragma repair were applied, 2 thoracic drains were placed in the left hemithorax, and the intubated patient was transferred to the ICU for close monitoring.
Another system which is a cause of morbidity in the neaonatal period is the neurological system; Erb paralysis, Klumpke paralysis, diaphragma paralysis, laryngeal nerve damage and brachial plexus paralysis may be observed (9).
Tuberculum and diaphragma sella meningioma: surgical technique and visual outcome in a series of 20 cases operated over a 2.5 year period.