torcular

torcular

(ˈtɔːkjʊlə)
n
(Medicine) a tourniquet or bandage
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Proximal transverse sinus for the purpose of study was defined as segment of sinus close to torcular herophili.
The occipital sinus originates from the primitive torcular plexus.12 Ayanzen et al.8 reported occipital sinus in 10% while Lang J13 reported in 35.5% of cases.
Con il suo accento su una solitudine insieme persecutoria e narcisistica, il "Torcular calcavi solus" contemplato da Rebora nella cappella del Battistero di S.
Anatomical variations of occipital bone impressions for dural venous sinuses around the torcular Herophili, with special reference to the consideration of clinical significance.
No obstante, el sentido espiritual del titulo de nuestro salmo tiene para santo Tomas -como para los autores patristicos y medievales mencionadosun enfoque eclesiologico: torcular est Ecclesia ...
The tentorium and position of the torcular Herophili are elevated; i.e.
The patient underwent computed tomography (CT) scan of the head, which showed obstructive hydrocephalus and an aneurysmally dilated vein of Galen, a stenotic straight sinus, and a distended torcular Herophili.
This included the prominent junction of sinuses named the lenos (wine vat) (Galen renamed it the torcular Herophili; however, this structure is rarely prominent in man, and the term could represent another example of animal anatomy corrupting knowledge of human anatomy).