chorda


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chorda

(ˈkɔːdə)
n
a cord-like formation in the body
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These findings suggest that in cases of CSOM (with or without cholesteatoma) in which operative access and disease clearance are of high priority, one may be able to achieve lower rates of taste disturbance by early, clean division of the chorda tympani, although the difference is not statistically significant (3 of 78 [4%] patients vs.
Upon measuring nerve activity in the chorda tympani (CT), a branch of the facial nerve that serves the taste buds in the front of the tongue, the researchers found that activity in CT nerve fibres increased when nicotine was put on the mice's tongues.
The algal community at the site was dominated by Cladophora glomerata, Polysiphonia fucoides, Chorda filum, Stictyosiphon foeniculaceus, Ceramium tenuicorne, and Furcellaria lumbricalis.
The facial nerve gives off branches to the stapedius muscle and the chorda tympani prior to its extratemporal course.
It is rare to actually see a ruptured chorda, but what is seen are areas where chordae should be attached but none are there.
A rare but serious complication of this procedure is paralysis of the facial nerve and/or the chorda tympani.
The chorda tympani nerve was engulfed in disease and was sacrificed to aid in exposure and resection.
The smaller of the two pearls was located posterolateral to the annulus immediately behind the chorda tympani, and the larger pearl was situated more laterally in the ear canal.
Tenders are invited for Improvement to Chorda Duburi Road from 0/900 to 1/580km and 2/280 to 2/580km for the year 2013-14
The operation proceeded without incident (the chorda tympani nerve, the stapedial tendon, and both the anterior and posterior crura of the stapes were identified) until a facial nerve dehiscence was noted.
We also discussed the risks, benefits, and alternatives to treatment, as well as the complications of round window niche occlusion, which include bleeding, infection, hearing loss, dizziness, worsening tinnitus, tympanic membrane perforation, and injury to the chorda tympani or facial nerve.
Facial nerve hemangioma occurs at three sites; in decreasing order of frequency, they are the geniculate region, the distal internal auditory canal, and the mastoid segment at the departure of the chorda tympani nerve.