involutional


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in·vo·lu·tion·al

(in'vō-lū'shŭn-ăl),
Relating to involution.

in·vo·lu·tion·al

(in'vŏ-lū'shŭn-ăl)
Relating to involution.

involutional

(ĭn-vō-lū′shŭn-ăl)
Concerning involution or a turning inward.
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In winter season calvers, involutional changes took place at a faster pace than in the summer season (Table 4), and there were more abnormal involutional changes in the summer season calvers (Table 4), which may be attributed to a larger number of RFM cases, possibly due to sanitary and hygiene problems, environmental stress and other unknown causes during this season.
In acupuncture-related lipoatrophy there is an involutional pattern with thin and elongated fat lobules.
Weissman, The Myth of Involutional Melancholia, 242 JAMA 742, 742-44 (1979).
The findings support the recommendation that uncomplicated childhood hemangiomas be treated early to minimize additional growth and hasten the involutional process, Dr.
Laing then spoke of his fears of getting into a "real Scottish involutional melancholia" as his father and grandfather had.
And yet L'Arcadia in Brenta is far from the stylistic influence of academic cenacles, and immersed in the involutional process of the late-seventeenth-century Italian novella.
In contrast, 1st-and 2nd-grade students present an involutional pattern according to these levels of abstraction, except for verbal problems, where their achievement is the highest, along with the 3rd-grade students.
During the involutional phase, they show evidence of fatty infiltration and decrease in size.
This is not surprising, he said, because the urethra and trigone are just as heavily endowed with estrogen receptors as are the lower vagina and vulva and just as susceptible to involutional change with estrogen deficiency.
Other autopsy findings included marked involutional changes of the thymus and perithymic hemorrhages, focal acute inflammation of the colonic serosa and a bilateral acute bronchopneumonia with extensive pulmonary hemorrhages; this last finding representing the immediate cause of death in this patient with multiorgan failure.
Primary osteoporosis has been subdivided into idiopathic osteoporosis and involutional osteoporosis.
Doctors have a word for this kind of introspective behaviour - it's involutional - and I suppose the ultimate expression of it is retiring to bed and never leaving one's room, which a surprising number of people do at the end of their lives.