dehiscence


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de·his·cence

 (dĭ-hĭs′əns)
n.
1. Botany The spontaneous opening at maturity of a plant structure, such as a fruit, anther, or sporangium, to release its contents.
2. Medicine A rupture or splitting open, as of a surgical wound, or of an organ or structure to discharge its contents.

de·his′cent adj.

de•his•cence

(dɪˈhɪs əns)

n.
the splitting open of a part along its seam or abutting edges, as a fruit, capsule, or wound.
[1820–30; < New Latin]
de•his′cent, adj.
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Noun1.dehiscence - (biology) release of material by splitting open of an organ or tissuedehiscence - (biology) release of material by splitting open of an organ or tissue; the natural bursting open at maturity of a fruit or other reproductive body to release seeds or spores or the bursting open of a surgically closed wound
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
Translations

de·his·cence

n. dehiscencia, abertura espontánea de una herida.

dehiscence

n dehiscencia; wound — dehiscencia de herida
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We conducted a prospective longitudinal study of two cohorts of patients who had superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome (SSCDS); one group had radiographically confirmed superior canal dehiscence (SCD), and the other exhibited no identified otic capsule dehiscence on imaging (no-iOCD).
and gynecologic oncology, they have use in the management of postoperative superficial wound dehiscence from routine surgery and in the management of the open abdomen.
Flaps survived completely without necrosis or dehiscence, especially at the ventral site.
Abstract authored by Hannah Park, DPM, et al, concludes dHACM, with its ability to regulate cell proliferation, inflammation and metalloproteinase activity is an effective treatment for these challenging hypergranular wounds secondary to surgical dehiscence.
I have superior canal dehiscence syndrome which gives me vertigo," said John.
At the stage of anther dehiscence, there was one-layer anther wall of endothecium and the tapetal layer was digested completely (Fig1 Q) to nourish the pollen grains.
Although rare, some of the known risks of surgical procedures for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse include the following: adhesion formation, mild to severe bleeding (hematoma, perforation of vessels), constipation, complete failure of the procedure resulting in recurrent pelvic organ prolapse, dyspareunia, de novo prolapse of an untreated compartment, fecal incontinence, foreign body reaction, infection, graft erosion, graft extrusion, graft migration, nerve damage, obstruction of the ureter, pain, perforation of: bladder, bowel, ureter, urethra, and other pelvic structures, urinary tract infection, vaginal contracture, voiding dysfunction, and wound dehiscence.
Of interest, the scan also showed dehiscence of the superior semicircular canal with moth-eaten appearance of the adjacent tegmen.
Part one includes definitions, general principles of prevention, hemostasis and bleeding, postop infections, the wound, leaking GI anastomoses, abdominal wall dehiscence, ileus, minimal access, dealing with patients, families, lawyers, and yourself, and the Third World, and rural settings.
What we are witnessing are "social eruptions," and keeping the nature of the semantics of these eruptions in mind, I think we can compare them to the process of dehiscence, the bursting open of seedpods.
Dehiscence of sternal wounds is associated with mediastinitis, prolonged hospital stay, and a mortality of 22% if mediastinitis occurs.
Patient diagnoses discussed will include cervical dizziness, atypical BPPV, anxiety, migraine, acoustic neuroma, superior canal dehiscence, conversion disorder and Mal de Debarquement.