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soft tissue

A generic term for muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, blood vessels, or other supporting tissue matrix

soft tissue,

n a system of osteopathic techniques for diagnosing and treat-ing somatic dysfunctions within tissues other than bones or joints. See also somatic dysfunction.


lacking in firmness.

soft fat
unpleasant soft fat occurs in pigs fed for too long on kitchen swill.
soft khaki weed
soft palate myositis
a cause of dorsal displacement of the soft palate in horses, resulting in chronic obstruction of the airway during exercise.
soft rolypoly
soft rush
soft shell disease
fish eggs lose their turgidity and become flat and wrinkled; the cause is unknown.
soft shelled eggs
hen eggs with soft shells occur in birds affected by avian infectious bronchitis and can persist for a long time into the recovery period.
soft ticks
ticks lacking a dorsal shield or scutum; members of the family Argasidae, e.g. Argas persicus. Called also nonscutate.
soft tissue
tissue other than bone and cartilage.
soft x-ray beam
made at low kVp output. The beam has low energy and weak penetration.
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Holdaway6 stated that better treatment goals can be set if we quantitate the soft tissue features which contribute to or detract from that 'physical attractiveness stereotypes' which has been ingrained into our culture.
Soft tissue repair global market is classified by application into hernia repair, dental reconstruction, vaginal sling procedures, skin repair, breast reconstruction, orthopedic, cardiac repair, and others.
Based on application, the soft tissue repair products are segmented into hernia repair, dental reconstruction, vaginal sling procedure, skin repair, breast reconstruction, orthopedic (dural repair and sports medicine), cardiac repair (transcatheter aortic valve replacement, mechanical heart valve replacement, biological heart valve replacement, annuloplasty ring, MitraClip, occluders, stent grafts and cardiac tissue patches).
Global Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair Devices Market 2014-2018
AGE AND SEX: Malignant soft tissue tumors showed a striking female predilection with a male to female ratio of 1:1.
The measurement of prevertebral soft tissue width for each level from C6 to T4 was performed on the mid-sagittal reformatted images in DICOM format using Image J software.
Soft tissue masses in which MRI is strongly diagnostic include fatty tumors, nerve sheath tumors, hemangiomas, pigmented villonodular synovitis, and hematomas.
Bone, for instance, absorbs more X rays than soft tissue does.
The modern principle in the treatment of soft tissue injuries during healing and immobilization is that within the limits of pain, everything that is not explicitly forbidden is allowed: Do what you can do.
If your child receives a soft tissue injury, commonly known as a sprain or a strain, or a bone injury, the best immediate treatment is easy to remember.
But when you overload your bag, lift it incorrectly, or sling the pack Over one shoulder, you can strain the soft tissues in your back, including your back muscles, spinal cord, nerves, and blood vessels.