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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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The results obtained by PLM for micropipes and elementary screw dislocations are comparable with the topography provided by back-reflection synchrotron white beam X-ray topography (SWBXT); while the results for grain boundaries and stress striations are comparable with that provided by the transmission mode X-ray topography.
Desmear operation leaves a less-than-desirable surface topography on the resin.
The survey of post-Roman towns, which necessarily draws on archeological and architectural as well as the usual written evidence, is organized essentially the same as that for the later Middle Ages- into a general survey and segments on politics, society and population, economics, culture, topography, London, large towns, and small towns.