incisure

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incisure

(ɪnˈsaɪʒə)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy an incision or notch in an organ or part
inˈcisural adj
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Noun1.incisure - (anatomy) a notch or small hollow
mandibular notch - small indentation in the middle of the lower jawbone
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
notch - a V-shaped indentation; "mandibular notch"
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Demyelination secondary to chronic nerve compression injury alters Schmidt-Lanterman incisures.
In Schwann cells, CX32 forms the intracellular GJs between paranodal loops and Schmidt–Lanterman incisures that allow diffusion of small molecules.
AU-shaped skin incision was made over vertical ear canal, starting and ending at pretragic and intertragic incisures and continuing ventrally a centimeter below the ventral most portion of palpable canal (Fig.
Schmidt-Lanterman incisures are funnel-shaped small breaks within the compact myelin that contain cytoplasm which connects directly to the cell bodies in myelin of the PNS.