tethering


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tethering

Binding or attachment, e.g., of white blood cells as they migrate through tissues.
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FDA approval of the Tether -- Vertebral Body Tethering System was based on clinical data from 57 patients who received the device.
It said the low price of horses, combined with tethering on public land, created "a repetitive cycle of acquisition, tethering, neglect and abandonment".
Factors associated with variation in egg mass size, tether size, and tethering force were analyzed using ANOVA and ANCOVA.
Apart from interest in study of tethering as a production practice, tethered animals might serve as a model for ones with unrestricted movement.
Some reports are of people up to 30 years postinjury who have developed progressive myelopathies from tethering of the spinal cord or spinal-cord cysts.
Tethering is not illegal but the RSPCA is opposed to the method of restraint because of the horrific injuries it can cause.
If the tethering is secondary to thickened filum, sectioning the filum releases the cord.
The Tether - Vertebral Body Tethering System includes anchors and vertebral body screws that are placed into the same side of each vertebra in the curved section of the spine through an incision on the side of the chest.
Tethering suture material between the first and second metatarsals has been described as an alternative bone-sparing approach to reduce the deformity.
Ms Curry said the prosecution case was that Leck should have known that, in tethering the dog in the way she did, there was a risk of it jumping the fence and being caused unnecessary suffering.