disc space

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Noun1.disc space - (computer science) the space available on a magnetic disk
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
disk overhead, overhead - (computer science) the disk space required for information that is not data but is used for location and timing
swap file, swap space - the disk space that is set aside for virtual memory
space - an area reserved for some particular purpose; "the laboratory's floor space"
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In addition, the TLX 20 degree implant system includes a single, low-profile instrument to position, expand and post-pack the implant with bone graft, improving visualization into the disc space and surgical workflow.
(iv) Fulfillment of criteria for diagnosing Scheuermann's disease (i.e., vertebral wedging, with involvement of at least 3 adjacent vertebral bodies, anteroposterior elongation of vertebral bodies, endplate irregularity, and disc space narrowing) [3].
Benvenue said that the Luna 360 is different from other spinal fusion devices, in that it can be expanded after being placed within the disc space. This mitigates the need to impact a large spacer into the collapsed space, which can damage the vertebral body.
A 3D finite element study published in the August 1 edition of Spine shows that the mobile-core design of the Charite artificial disc, which consists of two metallic endplates and a polyethylene sliding core, reduces facet loading by more than 50% when placed at or near the center of the disc space, while a fixed-core artificial disc increases facet loading when compared with an intact disc in axial rotation even when placed in an ideal position.
From interfacing customization tools and making Windows XP look better to managing quota, disc space, and backup, WINDOWS XP COOKBOOK is packed with solutions, outlining common user problems and even including scripts where necessary to fix 'em.
Ten years ago, disc space was measured in gigabytes; five years ago it was terabytes; today, some IT departments need exabytes and even zettabytes (over 1,000 exabytes or 5 million million bytes) to store and secure medical information.