tissue displacement

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the change in the form or position of tissues as a result of pressure.
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This increase was most likely due to the heel cup of the APFO, which prevented lateral tissue displacement in the orthotic but not baseline condition.
The strain image, or elastogram, is an image of relative hardness, since the amount of pressure applied by the transducer will change the amount of tissue displacement and the rate of change in displacement.
Key words: Gingival retraction, tissue displacement, gingival hemostasis, retraction cords, retrac-tion pastes, retraction gels
Defects created following resection can then be filled by tissue displacement or replacement (Figures 1 and 2).
This was achieved with 'out of plane' needle-probe alignment and visualisation of tissue displacement as guidance (Figure 1B).