disarticulation


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dis·ar·tic·u·la·tion

(dis'ar-tik'yū-lā'shŭn),
Amputation of a limb through a joint, without cutting of bone.
[L. dis-, apart, + articulus, joint]

disarticulation

(dĭs′är-tĭk′yə-lā′shən)
n.
The amputation of a limb through a joint, without the cutting of bone.

disarticulation

Orthopedics The amputation of an extremity at the joint. See Amputation.

dis·ar·tic·u·la·tion

(dis'ahr-tik'yū-lā'shŭn)
Amputation of a limb through a joint, without cutting of bone.
Synonym(s): exarticulation.
[L. dis-, apart, + articulus, joint]

disarticulation

A separation at a joint.

dis·ar·tic·u·la·tion

(dis'ahr-tik'yū-lā'shŭn)
Amputation of a limb through a joint, without cutting of bone.
Synonym(s): exarticulation.
[L. dis-, apart, + articulus, joint]
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In mortuary contexts, cut marks may signal a type of disarticulation linked to defleshing (Knusel and Outram 2006; Robb et al.
To our knowledge, stifle disarticulation has not been used in veterinary species; however, in human orthopedics, stifle disarticulation, or through the knee amputation, is an established technique of pelvic limb amputation.
It is limited to specimens that are physically wedged within interstices of rock blacks (thus making the separation of valves difficult) and to species that have very thick ligaments or dentitions resistant to disarticulation. Most disarticulated valves occurred at El Fanader lagoon, due to the influence of high water energy.
In this section we present some hypotheses about the adversities that contribute to disarticulation that have been addressed in the literature.
Hip disarticulations were combined with transfemoral amputation because of low prevalence (n = 33) and to create one "above knee" category as in our previous studies [7-10,24-35].
The present report emphasizes the consideration of soft-tissue calcification in the differential diagnosis of medial knee or lower thigh pain following knee disarticulation, apart from other well-known causes of post-amputation pain.
The reason that many patients opted out of treatment was due to the social stigma attached to limb amputation or disarticulation poor rehabilitation services limited access to multi-modality treatment and patients were unable to tolerate aggressive chemotherapy regimens.
The patient underwent debridement of the left hip without requiring disarticulation or surgical intervention for his EC.[sup.6]
This entails openness to grappling with the unanswerable questions that are inherent in the faith, what Kathryn Tanner calls "engagement as disarticulation." Only by living together--"oldcomers" with newcomers--can we incarnate communities of practice that constitute themselves through mutual engagement toward a shared repertoire of faith and competence in the central Christian things.
Disarticulation of the incudostapedial joint and/or incudomalleolar joint may occur, so it is extremely important to carefully examine both joints in order to achieve the best potential outcome for hearing.
But as Reid-Vazquez demonstrates, it was one component of a multilayered disarticulation campaign that included proposals to whiten the island's population, the dismantling of free-colored military units, the suppression of cabildos de nacion, efforts to dislodge libres de color artisans, midwives, domestics and small shopkeepers from key urban areas of employment, and the disruption of communication channels that tied Afro-Cubans to the larger Atlantic world.
Surgeons, engineers, therapists, and prosthetists from the US explain basic scientific concepts and key principles behind recording signals from peripheral nerves and providing sensory feedback to the prosthesis user; surgical approaches to transhumeral and shoulder disarticulation amputations; the role of TMR in the prevention and treatment of end-neuromas; and the principles of rehabilitation, prosthetic fitting, and occupation therapy.