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topography

 [to-pog´rah-fe]
a special description of an anatomic region or a special part. adj., adj topograph´ic.

to·pog·ra·phy

(tō-pog'ră-fē),
In anatomy, the description of any part of the body, especially in relation to a definite and limited area of the surface.
[topo- + G. graphē, a writing]

topography

(tə-pŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. topogra·phies
1. Detailed, precise description of a place or region.
2. Graphic representation of the surface features of a place or region on a map, indicating their relative positions and elevations.
3. A description or an analysis of a structured entity, showing the relations among its components: In the topography of the economy, several depressed areas are revealed.
4.
a. The surface features of a place or region.
b. The surface features of an object: The topography of a crystal.
5. The surveying of the features of a place or region.
6. The study or description of an anatomical region or part.

top′o·graph′ (tŏp′ə-grăf′) n.
top′o·graph′ic (-grăf′ĭk), top′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
top′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

to·pog·ra·phy

(tŏ-pog'ră-fē)
anatomy The description of any part of the body, especially in relation to a definite and limited area of the surface.
[topo- + G. graphē, a writing]

to·pog·ra·phy

(tŏ-pog'ră-fē)
anatomy the description of any part of the body, especially in relation to a definite and limited area of the surface.
[topo- + G. graphē, a writing]
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Can, "Repeatability of aberrometric measurements in normal and keratoconus eyes using a new Scheimpflug-Placido topographer," Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, vol.
Topographers later stayed in Florida through the 1840s, building and maintaining roads, as well as collecting data, making surveys, and updating maps.
This sorry deed is done with the complicity of a lawyer who assumes no responsibility for it, with the blue print drawn by a topographer on top of our existing blue print, with three false witnesses who sign the same identical declaration, and of a mayor (alcalde) who orders the registration on the word of the lawyer, and to an I.D.
But later topographers quickly developed the trope of a guide, briskly leading the reader through the London maze.
Placido topographers gather data by imaging sets of concentric rings onto the cornea; the curvature of the cornea is measured in dioptres.
The reported Q-values obtained by corneal topographers in previous studies were calculated using the sagittal radius of curvature ([r.sub.s]) according to Bennett's equation [6].
The global ophthalmology devices, diagnostics and surgical equipment market report provides market size estimates (Revenue USD million - 2013 to 2020) for key market segments based on diagnostic devices (autorefractometers, corneal topographers, fluorescein angiography, fundus cameras, gonioscopy, keratometry, ophthalmic echography (ultrasound), ophthalmoscopy, OCT systems, pachymetry, perimeters, slit lamps, specular microscopy, tonometry), surgical devices (contact lenses, spectacle lenses, vision care, cataract, glaucoma, refractive, and vitreoretinal surgery devices), its applications (diagnostics, surgical, and vision care), and also forecasts growth trends (CAGR% - 2016 to 2020).
The performance of four different corneal topographers on normal human corneas and its impact on orthokeratology lens fitting.
At the end of the war several of these topographers were asked by Bean to work on the Official History.
Antoine Mansour of the Licensed Topographers' Syndicate and Claude Maroun-a leading physiotherapist separately discussed with the Speaker profession-related demands and concerns which he promised to take up.
TMFDB information, including shape files for topographers to create maps and hazard overlays for the C2PC, is distributed primarily through classified networks.
The wallflowers of medieval Damascene madrasas and zawiyas--until now known by little more than the pentagons, squares and diamonds on topographers' maps--began to listen and rub their eyes, and "more ominously, people began to speak darkly of an alleged secret agenda" from a group of ulama who dared to gather and discuss "Removing the Affliction" and had to pretend they weren't what they really were, namely, mujtahids.