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digitation

 [dij″ĭ-ta´shun]
1. a fingerlike process.
2. surgical creation of a functioning digit by making a cleft between two adjacent metacarpal bones, after amputation of some or all of the fingers.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

dig·i·ta·tion

(dij'i-tā'shŭn),
A process resembling a finger.
[Mod. L. digitatio]
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digitation

(dĭj′ĭ-tā′shən)
n.
1. Division into fingerlike parts.
2. A fingerlike part or process.
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dig·i·ta·tion

(dij'i-tā'shŭn)
A process resembling a finger.
[Mod. L. digitatio]
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In addition, the subclavius posticus muscle ends on the aponeurosis of the first two digitations of the serratus anterior muscle.
Bulb edges may show delicate digitations and sub-digitations developed between them and the bedding plane above.
Several cylindrical digitations are developed in the margin of the distal portion, with a diameter of 2-5 mm; those with the largest diameter can also branch (sub-digitations with a diameter of 2 mm).
Div., or now known by many as the Army's high-tech division, was the test bed for digitations on the digital battlefield.
"Digitations on the digital battlefield give the commander information on where friendly and enemy forces are in real time," Netardus said.
Three of these valleys, one external, one internal, and one median and longitudinal, are comparatively large and are very constantly present" whereas there are individual differences in the crests or digitations appearing as peripheral prolongations (p.
Type-6: Supra condylar ridge and inter digitations with lateral head of gastrocnemius.
In order to assess the reliability of the tracking digitations, five trained operators were asked to perform the manual tracking of the third head of the metacarpal bone of one stroke cycle and relevant reliability was calculated (ICC = 0.996).
Entire muscle can be used as flap but this will result in severe winging of scapula, to prevent this condition and to maintain function it is very important to preserve at least upper five or preferably six digitations and their innervation's and, only lower three or four slips should be harvested as a flap.