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1. Of, relating to, or forming an isthmus.
2. Of or relating to the Isthmus of Corinth, especially with regard to the biennial Pan-Hellenic games held there in antiquity.


(ˈɪsθmɪən; ˈɪstmɪən; ˈɪsmɪən) or


(Physical Geography) relating to or situated in an isthmus


(ˈɪsθmɪən; ˈɪstmɪən; ˈɪsmɪən)
(Placename) relating to or situated in the Isthmus of Corinth or the Isthmus of Panama


(ˈɪs mi ən)

1. of or pertaining to an isthmus.
2. (cap.) of or pertaining to the Isthmus of Corinth or the Isthmus of Panama.
3. a native or inhabitant of an isthmus.
[1595–1605; < Latin isthmi(us) (< Greek ísthmios of a neck of land, derivative of isthmós isthmus)]


a person who is a native or inhabitant of an isthmus. — isthmian, adj.
See also: Anthropology
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Agenesis may present as hemiagenesis, bilobar agenesis, or isthmic agenesis.
Isthmic spondylosis (type II) describes a lesion in pars interarticularis.
The incidence of isthmic (spondylolytic) spondylolisthesis in the general adult population ranges between 3.
If we had not noticed the presence of a cylindrical uterus that was flattened on the left side, along with the absence of the left tube and ovary, we might have missed the presence of the rudimentary uterine horn communicating with uterus at the isthmic level from the left-posterior side, as did the surgeons performing her prior cesarean sections.
Depending upon segments of the fallopian tube that are approximated, reversal procedure can be intramural isthmic, intramural ampullary, isthmo-isthmic, isthmo-ampullary, ampullo-ampullary or ampullary infundibular.
A hypoechoic lesion was detected in the isthmic region of her uterus and power Doppler imaging revealed blood flow within it.
The inclusion criteria were as follows: (1) English and Chinese literature; (2) the study design was a comparative article (MIS-TLIF versus open-TLIF); (3) the article reported at least one clinic outcome or perioperative data; (4) the patients suffered from degenerative disc diseases (disc herniation, canal stenosis, or spondylolisthesis); isthmic spondylolisthesis was also included; (5) the sample size comprised at least ten patients for both groups; and (6) the full text was available.
A spondylotic or isthmic defect is the term used to describe a radiolucent gap within the pars interarticularis with sclerosis of the adjacent bone edges.
In their studies on the pediatric isthmic spondylolisthesis, the most detrimental lumbar motion for slippage-spondylolysis was found to be extension.
Spine surgeries are basically recommended to the patients suffering from chronic back pain due to disc herniation; isthmic spondylolisthesis; degenerative diseases, such as degenerative spondylolisthesis, and spinal stenosis; and many others.
Histomorphic analysis of the development of the pars interarticularis and its association with isthmic spondylolysis.