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facet

 [fas´et]
a small, plane surface on a hard body, such as a bone.

fac·et

, facette (fas'et, fă-set'), Avoid pronouncing the English word facet like the French form facette.
1. A small smooth area on a bone or other firm structure, usually an articular surface covered in life with articular cartilage. Synonym(s): facies (3) [TA]
2. A worn spot on a tooth, produced by chewing or grinding.
[Fr. facette]

facet

(făs′ĭt)
n.
1. Anatomy A small, smooth, flat surface, as on a bone or tooth.
2. Biology One of the lenslike visual units of a compound eye, as of an insect.

fac′et·ed, fac′et·ted adj.

facet

A small, smooth surface of a bone where articulation occurs. See Bilateral locked facet, Unilateral locked facet.

fac·et

, facette (fas'ĕt, fă-set') [TA]
1. A small, smooth area on a bone or other firm structure.
2. A worn spot on a tooth, produced by chewing or grinding.
[Fr. facette]

facet

A small flat surface on a bone or tooth or other hard body. A facet may be natural, as on the arches of the vertebrae, or the result of wear.

fac·et

(fas'ĕt)
1. [TA] A worn spot on a tooth, produced by chewing or grinding.
2. [TA] Small smooth area on bone or other firm structure.
Synonym(s): facies (3) [TA] .
[Fr. facette]
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Saunders (1978:69) identifies the vastus facet and the vastus notch as one trait: "vastus notch and fossa (facet)." Although scoring them as separate states, Saunders (1978) suggests grouping the vastus facet and notch together, since they are similar representations of the same variation and the variation differences are not statistically significant between populations.
Our results are also consistent with the results of the complete elimination of pain in 23 of 32 patients with facet joint cyst reported in a case series by Allen et al.[7] However, in the aforementioned study, none of these patients were scheduled for a second control MRI.
This joint id formed by articulating of superior facets of calcaneal bone to calcaneal articular facets of the talus.
Facet Joint Injection (FJI) is a procedure of injecting local anesthetics and steroids into facet joints for LBP by facet joint sprain or degenerative changes.
The global Facet filtration business has annual revenues of approximately USD 60m and approximately 260 team members.
Not only the food-gathering apparatus of crotalocrinaceans, but also the wider stem characteristic of Elgaecrinus, judging from the stem facet with attachment structures known from crotalocrinitids, including a wide web of creeping radicular cirri ending in terminal pads of stereomatic secretion (Lowenstam 1957), were adaptions to life in such habitats.
In our study, 2 facets (3.12%] of two different vertebrae, one on right side and other on left side showed complete separation of facet into two parts with a gap in between (Figure 4] upper facets were quadrangular and lower facets were triangular.
For each facet, the unidimensionality assumption was tested on the model-derivation sample by applying parallel analysis (PA) and the unidimensional factor model with the polychoric correlation matrix and the robust unweighted least squares (ULSMV) estimator.
In the model, the facet force was zero when there was no contact between the superior and inferior articular facet points of the adjacent vertebra.
They concluded that facet joint sagittalization (decreasing convergence of the facet joints in the axial plane) from 52.7 to 67.1[degrees] can lead to subsequent development of anterolisthesis with concomitant adjacent instability [29].