lateral fold

lateral fold

n.
Any of the ventral foldings of the lateral margins of the embryonic disk that establish the definitive embryonic body form.
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Vascular disruption of the right lateral fold allowing the abdominal contents to herniate.
Lateral fold and partial nail bed excision for the treatment of recurrent ingrown toenails.
As seen in the figure, there are right lateral movements along Izeh fault and its traces are left in form of right lateral fold axis.
A 2-3 mm lateral nail segment was cut free along the length of the lateral fold and removed with a straight hemostat, taking care to ensure nail removal lower than the basal lateral matrix.
Maintaining the lateral fold, from bag placing through till bag closing, makes sure gusseted bags are filled efficiently, and this special feature also ensures consistent sealing of pinch-top bags.
Lateral fold growth is preserved in higher relief anticlines at the margins of the Dezful Embayment, where wind gaps/dry valleys are preserved along fold crests, e.g.
The lateral fold is a continuation of the white line of Toldt and the medial fold originating from the ileocecal angle, medial aspect of the cecum.
Majority of omphalocele result from lateral fold defect and are located centrally.

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