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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

/to·pog·ra·phy/ (tah-pog´rah-fe) the description of an anatomic region or a special part.topograph´ic

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.

topography

[təpog′refē]
Etymology: Gk, topos, place, graphein, to record
the anatomical description of a body part in terms of the region in which it is located.

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]

topography (təpog´rəfē),

n a detailed physical representation of anatomic features within a specific region.

topography

a description of a region or a special part of the body, especially of the mutual relationships of adjacent structures.
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In thinking about the topographically diverse ways to reinforce behavior, it is useful to reflect on the different ways people have given influential responses in our various relationships.
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During specialised exercises, the therapists adjust the elastic connectors that topographically mirror flexor and extensor muscles, trunk rotators and the lower limbs,o she said.
05 g/t Au, and mapping indicated that the porphyry style mineralisation is mostly concealed and only exposed only in the topographically lowest areas, notably in stream beds.
Receptivity to gas, however, is influenced not only by the mechanical properties of the injured lung, which are heterogeneously distributed, but also by the surrounding chest wall, whose regional elastic properties vary topographically, even in healthy individuals.
By being organized topographically rather than semantically, the PP-based archive fosters a relation with history that amounts to a negotiation between two places, one positioned in the researcher's present moment and the other situated in the past of the record-creating agency.
With Evan Balaban, Patel suggested some years ago that human brain specialization for music should be conceived of in terms of dynamic interaction patterns between topographically identifiable regions rather than in terms of dedicated cortical centers, the latter a traditional view thought to be supported by a wealth of agnosia, and dissociation studies ("Temporal Patterns of Human Cortical Activity Reflect Tone Sequence Structure;" Nature 404 [2000]: 80-84).
Topographically, the landfill is slightly higher than the surrounding properties.
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One Welsh area is trying to crack the problem of the topographically challenged by putting up signs warning lorry drivers to ignore the technology.