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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.
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(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
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(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)]
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a person who is a native or inhabitant of an isthmus. — isthmian, adj.
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Spinal implants and surgical devices are used for treating several spinal deformities like isthmic spondylolisthesis and spinal stenosis.
Biomechanical evaluation of predictive parameters of progression in adolescent isthmic spondylolisthesis: a computer modeling and simulation study.
Ovarian adhesions were diagnosed in three patients with SSG spill negative when the ovaries could not be mobilized at all by gentle pressure with the vaginal probe and abdominal pressure using the examiner's free hand.(2) Salpingitis isthmic nodosa was missed by SSG but it was identified as the peritubal pathology during laparoscopy.
We utilized the following sonographic criteria for diagnosis of CSEP using TVS:1- an empty uterine cavity and cervical canal, 2- a gestational sac located at the anterior wall of the isthmic portion, separated from endometrial cavity or fallopian tube in previous caesarean scar, 3- a gestational sac embedded within the myometrium and the fibrous tissue of caesarean section scar at the lower uterine segment with an absence of defect in the myometrium between the bladder and the sac and 4- a high-velocity low-impedance vascular flow surrounds the gestational sac (5, 10).
In many studies on lumbosacral morphology, the relation of back pain with LL and SS angles in isthmic spondylolisthesis has been studied, but this relation in more frequent pathologies such as intervertebral disc degeneration or disc hernias have been less studied (10).
transversum cervicis)] towards the isthmic portion of the uterus to supply the uterus and cervix (Figure 7).
Instrumented slip reduction and fusion for painful unstable isthmic spondylolisthesis in adults.
Whether they are two separate pathologies or a progression of a single disease is difficult to determine, however there is significant evidence that those with chronic bilateral pars defects have a 43% to 74% chance of progressing to grade 1 or 2 isthmic spondylolisthesis.
Agenesis may present as hemiagenesis, bilobar agenesis, or isthmic agenesis.