incisure


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incisure

(ɪnˈsaɪʒə)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy an incision or notch in an organ or part
inˈcisural adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incisure - (anatomy) a notch or small hollow
mandibular notch - small indentation in the middle of the lower jawbone
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
notch - a V-shaped indentation; "mandibular notch"
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The bone landmarks used to describe the topological situation of the mandibular foramen were: the lowest point of the mandibular incisure (I); the higher point of the inferior margin of the mandibular ramus (B); the most posterior point on the anterior margin of the mandibular ramus (A); the most anterior point on the posterior margin of the mandibular ramus (P).
AbstractObjectives: To see the correlation between changes in incisure depth of mandible on an orthopantomogram with bone mineral density and whether or not it can be employed for screening and early detection of osteoporosis.
The enamel borders of the fossettes are relatively thick in Sivalhippus and thin in Cremohipparion (Bernor and Hussain, 1985; Wolf et al., 2013).The morphometric features of the studied sample show all the typical features of the genus Sivalhippus and the species Sivalhippus theobaldi such as large sized molars, complex fossette ornamentation, double pli caballins, deep incisure of hypoglyphs and compressed protCones (lingually flattened, labially rounded) (Fig.