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dis·tal end

the posterior extremity of a dental appliance.
Synonym(s): heel (3)

dis·tal end

(dis'tăl end)
The posterior extremity of a dental appliance.
Synonym(s): heel (2) .

dis·tal end

(dis'tăl end)
Posterior extremity of a dental instrument or appliance.
Synonym(s): heel (3) .
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In late 80's, various authors came across with encouraging result of operative treatment for distal end humerus fractures reported by Jupiter et al (1985).M and Holdsworth BJ et al (1990).
There is only one case report describing a rare combination of an ipsilateral simultaneous fracture of the trochlea involving the lateral end clavicle and distal end radius [7].
Tc-99m bone scan showed increased patchy tracer uptake involving shafts and distal ends of radius and ulna bilaterally.
We initially used half of a 14 x 14-cm suture with a LapraTy clip on the distal end. We began the repair at the distal end of the vaginal cuff, taking care to incorporate the uterosacral ligament into the initial bite, and continuing proximally until the other uterosacral ligament was incorporated into the repair.
Abdomen slightly greased (may have been brighter), black dorsally and laterally with narrow pale blue transverse lines at segments laterally (leaving broad black dorsal ridge), these narrowing ventrad and caudad; ventral abdomen dark gray with transverse white to pale blue at segments narrowing posteriorly; terminal tuft dark gray, highlighted with pale ochre scales caudad from distal end of segment 7 to distal tip.
Tarsus and distal end of metatarsus of legs I and II weakly scopulate.
(6.) Fitoussi F, Ip WY, Chow SP: Treatment of displaced intraarticular fractures of the distal end of the radius with plates.
A radiograph of the right elbow revealed a retained bullet within the confines of a well-defined cystic soft tissue lesion, posterior to the distal end of the humerus (Figure 1, arrowheads).
One end of the tube has been pre-etched for attachment to the distal end of the endoscope.
Video analysis showed that at the onset of spore discharge the Nile red fluorescence was highest at the distal end of the emerging tube.
the outer diameter of the proximal end is 2.1f, the outer diameter of the distal end is 1.7f (echelon 10) and the proximal diameter is 2.4f, distal 1.9 (echelon 14).

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