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cup

 [kup]
a depression or hollow.
glaucomatous cup a depression of the optic disk due to persistently increased intraocular pressure, broader and deeper than a physiologic cup, and occurring first at the temporal side of the disk.
physiologic cup excavation of optic disk.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cup

(kŭp),
1. An excavated or hollowed structure, either anatomic or pathologic. Synonym(s): poculum
2. Synonym(s): cupping glass
[A.S. cuppe]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cup

(kŭp)
An excavated or cup-shaped structure, either anatomic or pathologic.
[A.S. cuppe]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cup

(kŭp)
An excavated or hollowed structure, either anatomic or pathologic.
[A.S. cuppe]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about cup

Q. I know I’m supposed to drink 8-10 cups of water a day – but I feel it’s too much for me. I try to drink 8 cups a day but I just can’t continue with it long, I just find myself going to the bathroom every 30 minutes. Any idea?

A. when people thought of this genius theory of drinking 10 cups a day they didn’t take in consideration the amount of water we get from our food, the idea that people working construction need more then 8 cups, that people that work in an air conditioned office and don’t tend to move around too much don’t perspire as well as construction workers. They just took the average data- we loose this amount of water, so we need to replace it. You should listen to your body and not to wise guys.

Q. Is it true that more cups of coffee can help avoid snack attacks?? I love having a snack between meals- but way too much. Is it true that black coffee can replace the feeling that a snack gives and even calm the fake hunger feeling for a while??

A. fruits- not very dietetic but at least healthy. carrots can be a good idea too. if you'll eat healthy snacks during the day you won't eat much at lunch and dinner time.

Q. how many 1. calories 2. good vs bad fat 3. protein does 1 cup of whole milk have compared to 1 cup of almonds?

A. Each almond has 7 calories. A cup of almonds has 680 calories, Total Fat: 60g, out of which 3.9g are Saturated Fat (=bad fat), Carbs: 24g, Protein: 24g.
1 cup of 2% milk has 130 calories, Total Fat: 5g, out of which 3g are Saturated Fat (=bad fat), Carbs: 13g, Protein: 8g.
Here is the nutrition value of different kinds of milk as well:
http://www.cassclay.com/milk_nut.html

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The postprocessing in the all algorithm was calculating the horizontal cup to disc ratio (HCDR) and the vertical cup to disc ratio (VCDR).
Such a system would be an integral part of telemedicine; the initial diagnosis is done using the smartphone application and once the cup to disc ratio is found to be indicative of glaucoma the tertiary hospital or specialist is automatically notified.
Means, medians, modes and standard deviation for optic disc size (VDD), cup/disc ratio (CDR), rim disc ratio (RDR) was calculated.
Vertical cup disc ratio. TABLE 3.2: Ocular parameters Ocular parameters POAG PACG p-value Visual field mean deviation (dB) Mean -10.4 -14.1 0.091 SD 7.08 12.37 Visual field pattern standard deviation (dB) Mean 6.5 7.1 0.565 SD 3.12 4.14 All p-value based on independent t-test POAG, primary open-angle glaucoma; PACG, primary angle-closure glaucoma.
Optic nerve measurements by OCT included disc area, cup area, rim area, rim volume, cup volume, cup to disc area ratio (CDAR), horizontal cup to disc ratio (CDR), vertical CDR, RNFL thickness, superior hemisphere RNFL thickness, and inferior hemisphere RNFL thickness.