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web

 [web]
a tissue or membrane.
laryngeal web a common congenital malformation of the larynx, ranging from a thin, translucent diaphragm to a thicker, more fibrotic obstruction (see laryngeal atresia); it is spread between the vocal folds near the anterior commissure and may cause hoarseness, aphonia, and other symptoms.

web

(web),
A tissue or membrane bridging a space.
See also: tela.
[A.S.]

web

(web) a tissue or membrane.
laryngeal web  a web spread between the vocal folds near the anterior commissure; the most common congenital malformation of the larynx.
terminal web  a feltwork of fine filaments in the cytoplasm immediately beneath the free surface of certain epithelial cells; it is thought to have a supportive or cytoskeletal function.

web

(wĕb)
n.
1. A complex, interconnected structure or arrangement, as of fibers or filaments.
2. An abnormal membrane or fold of skin connecting adjacent structures, such as fingers or toes.
3. A membrane or fold of skin connecting the toes, as of certain amphibians, birds, and mammals.

web

a network of fibers and cells forming a tissue or a membrane.

web

Informatics the Web, World Wide Web Online The Internet's worldwide, HTML-based, hypertext linked information system; a group of databases within the Internet that uses hypertext technology to access text, pictures and other multimedia with a mouse click ; the Web is an 'entity' on the Internet that ties it together so that all data is accessible simply and consistently. See Browser, FTP, HTTP, Internet, URL, WAIS, Web browser Medtalk A flattened tissue or membrane. See Esophageal web, Laryngeal web.

web

(web)
A tissue or membrane bridging a space.
See also: tela
[A.S.]

web

1. network of tissue, reasoning or electronic.
2. a tissue or membrane. See also webbed.

causation web
a network of interacting risk factors.
glottic web
the formation of granulation tissue across the lumen of the larynx, a complication of laryngeal surgery.
split web
a problem of racing Greyhounds. A split develops in the anterior edge of the interdigital web and causes lameness. If it is sufficiently deep it permits excessive spreading of the claws while racing, causing severe injury.

Patient discussion about web

Q. I read somewhere in the web that autism affects more on children. I read somewhere in the web that autism affects more on children. What Are Some 'Red Flags' That Might Signal A Need To Evaluate The Possibility Of Autism In A Preschool-Aged Child?

A. What you have read is a common page seen everywhere. For a preschool-aged child, we look for signs of autism primarily in their language and social behaviors. Young children with autism typically have delayed language and also if language is present, it's often different, unusual, very repetitive, where they will just repeat back things they've heard, repeating back a question rather than answering it.

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Q. hello everyone .. i have heard about this community and this web site as a very useful information source .. can any one help to understand what is Arthritis and how do we avoid it ?

A. Arthritis is an inflammatory process that damages the joints, and is usually caused at an older age, however some types can occur in young people as well as children, especially septic arthritis. Becuase of the strong genetic correlation, there is not a way you can prevent arthritis from happening, however fast treatment of symptoms can ease the pain and discomfort and slow progression of joint damage.

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