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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Other involutional changes such as atrophy of the orbital fat and the relaxation of the ligamentous support may also be important contributing factors [1, 4].
Moreover, often elderly patients with cicatricial ectropion also have horizontal eyelid laxity due to involutional changes, and both of these need to be corrected to achieve a better outcome.
An indicator of involutional collaboration is the emergence of a thirdness in between the collaborators.
Biryukov, "Analysis of involutional ciphers: Khazad and Anubis," in Proceedings of the FSE, vol.
The number and size of vessels decrease during the involutional phase [36,74].
Finally, it is not our intention to imply that the presence of involutional changes in fibroids causes them to disappear, or to undergo any predictable regression in size, or to pose any less of a clinical problem; in fact, the accumulation of extracellular collagenous matrix that is largely responsible for myocyte involution also appears to be a significant contributor to the increase in the size of fibroids which is a major cause of their clinical manifestations.
It has been suggested that elucidation of these mechanisms provides a paradigm shift from the "oestrogen-centric" account of the pathogenesis of involutional osteoporosis to one in which age-related mechanisms intrinsic to bone are central to the disease process [18, 24].
Two days after he was hospitalized, cranial magnetic resonance imaging showed mild-to-moderate, chronic, small vessel ischemia and involutional changes.
Efficacy and efficiency of a new involutional ptosis correction procedure compared to a traditional aponeurotic approach.
Nine (8.03%) patients had age-inappropriate involutional changes.
During the post-partum period, the reproductive organs were palpated trans-rectally on days 7, 14, 21, 28, 35 and 42 for inspection of cervical and uterine involutional changes, and abnormal discharges, if any, as per the score card of Sheldon and Noakes (1998) with slight modifications.