interdigitation


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interdigitation

(ˌɪntəˌdɪdʒɪˈteɪʃən)
n
the condition of being interdigitated or the act of interdigitating
Translations

in·ter·dig·i·ta·tion

n. interdigitación, entrecruzamiento de partes esp. los dedos.
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Fixation with the Placement of implant in the center of the Scapula Body cancellous bone structure provides best potential for cement interdigitation or bone ingrowth depending on implant selected.
Interdigitation among the hexyl side chains from parallel polymer backbone takes place giving rise to the interlayer spacing between the polymer layers [22].
Clinical benefits include a wide range of products to meet various budgets and needs, performance of all types of IMRT treatments, digital MLC field creation and edit, recording of every leaf position, interdigitation, accurate dose distributions and fast leaf speed with high precision.
Sturzenhofecker (1998) links the patterns of Duna sorcery accusation to the territorial interdigitation of diverse agnatic identities that she characterises as 'internal externality' (1994: 77).
Spindle cells showed irregular cytoplasmic borders with some variable interdigitation.
As the tumor mass continued to develop, the magnitude of the astrogliosis appeared to increase, as indicated by the extensive overlap and interdigitation of astrocyte processes.
The 160 leaves of Agility are 5 mm in width at isocenter and are capable of interdigitation to enable treatment of island fields and multiple targets in a single session.
The BNC are involved in: i) removal and replacement of uterine LE; ii) establishment of a syncytium between maternal and conceptus compartments for immunological protection of the conceptus; iii) production of ovine placental lactogen (CSH1); iv) production and transport of macromolecules; and v) immobilization of trophectoderm to accomodate microvillus interdigitation with uterine LE/sGE.
1 combines a three-tier safety system with continuously variable dose rate (CVDR) and interdigitation capabilities for Elekta's MLCi2™ multi-leaf collimator (MLC).
Previous studies have demonstrated the diagnostic value of the pterygiophore interdigitation pattern (ID pattern) which, combined with other meristics, can be used to identify symphurine tonguefish all over the world (Munroe, 1992; Munroe et al.
Through this interdigitation, the venules and lymphatics in the peripheral interstitium are able to drain the secondary lobules of the centrilobular interstitium.
However, in north-central Chiapas, a low-elevation trough (Meseta Central de Chiapas and Depression Central de Chiapas) is formed between the two mountain regions and allows for an interdigitation between the coastal grasslands and the grasslands associated with medium-to-high elevations as described for the area of sympatry between S.
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