motion segment

mo·tion seg·ment

(mō'shŭn seg'mĕnt)
A functional unit made up of two adjacent articulating surfaces and the connecting tissues binding them together.
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Bahrain-based Kawthar Adnan will run a workshop on the fundamentals of animation in the Still Motion segment.
Also known as facet joint syndrome, osteoarthritis is one of the main causes of chronic back pain and describes the degeneration of the motion segment in the spine, which leads to chronic inflammation and pain.
And the most common injury diagnosis for the minor impact soft tissue spinal injury is Alteration of Motion Segment Integrity or AOMSI.
Motion segment cultures allow for preservation of the native IVD structure, and adjacent vertebral bodies facilitate the application and control of mechanical loads.
0cm, the vertical height of a typical lumbar vertebra (21), suggesting the examiners agreed on average in identifying the most-fixated level, or at least the motion segment containing it.
The CT scan data was used to generate a three- dimensional Finite Element model of the motion segment that had a two vertebra interspaced between the intervertebral disc along with the initial disc bulge [4] using CAD software.
A first motion segment unit (MSU) was assembled with L1, the disc for L1-L2, and L2.
A system for transpedicular dynamic stabilization of the lumbar motion segment of the spine;
The ideal patient has chronic low back pain that can be isolated to a single motion segment (of the spine) that has failed a reasonable course of conservative treatment.
The move mirrors ABB's divisional strategy of growing its technology platform and solutions offering in the global and regional rail market, Ulrich Spiesshofer, head of the company's discrete automation and motion segment, commented.
12-15) Subsequently, Volkman and associates (16) demonstrated that the supplementation of anterior lumbar interbody arthrodesis with transfacet screw fixation results in an increase in stiffness of the motion segment.
Load-Sharing Between Anterior and Posterior Elements in a Lumbar Motion Segment Implanted With an Artificial Disc.