eversion


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e·ver·sion

 (ĭ-vûr′zhən)
n.
1.
a. The act of turning inside out.
b. The condition of being turned inside out.
2. The condition of being turned outward.

[Middle English eversioun, from Old French eversion, from Latin ēversiō, ēversiōn-, from ēversus, past participle of ēvertere, to overturn; see evert.]

e·ver′si·ble (-sə-bəl) adj.

e•ver•sion

(ɪˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən)

n.
a turning or being turned outward or inside out.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin]
e•ver′si•ble, adj.

eversion

A turning outwards.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eversion - the position of being turned outward; "the eversion of the foot"
posture, attitude, position - the arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender"
2.eversion - the act of turning inside out
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
Translations

e·ver·sion

n. eversión, versión hacia afuera, esp. la de una mucosa que rodea un orificio natural.
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So maybe the concept of wound eversion is not as important as we were originally taught.
She had habitual leg crossing and weakness of bilateral ankle dorsiflexion and eversion (left: 2/5 and right: 3/5) and weakness of bilateral toe dorsiflexion (left: 0/5 and right: 1/5).
1995) Basketball shoe height and the maximal muscular resistance to applied ankle inversion and eversion moments.
Compensations include calcaneal eversion and navicular collapse to allow forefoot to contact the surface.
On neurological examination, his dorsiflexor strength of right ankle was 4/5 and eversion strength of left ankle was 3/5.
This condition can be diagnosed antenatally by scanning with the following features: polyhydramnios (seen in this case), echogenic amniotic fluid, fetal growth restriction, eyes closed with eversion of the eyelids and lips (ectropion and eclabion, respectively), flat nose, mouth wide open, ears not well formed, flexion of extremities, mottled, breeched skin of the face and limbs, hyperflexion of fingers and toes, absence of opening movements of fingers (1).
Los estudios que calculan la deteccion de movimiento, muestran efectos negativos con las cintas/vendas en el plano de inversion/ eversion, pero no en el plano de flexion plantar/flexion dorsal.
Physical examination revealed a right drop foot with severe muscle weakness: tibialis anterior was 0/5, extensor hallucis longus was 0/5, and foot eversion was 2/5.
Hook eversion and the use of optical forceps and sphenoid punches carry the risk of bleeding and possible loss of tissue into the distal airways.
The hindfoot motion is the total of inversion and eversion in the foot and can be quantified by measuring the calcaneal angle (Fig.
The upper eyelid, lower eyelid, and lateral canthus were infiltrated with local anesthesia, and a 5-0 polyglactin suture was then passed through the upper eyelid margin to aid upper eyelid eversion with a cotton-tipped applicator.
In KS, eversion of the lateral eyelid, arched eyebrows with sparseness of the lateral third, a depressed nasal tip, and prominent ears are the striking facial features in almost all patients.