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outlet

1. 
a. a market for a product or service
b. a commercial establishment retailing the goods of a particular producer or wholesaler
2. a point in a wiring system from which current can be taken to supply electrical devices
3. Anatomy the beginning or end of a passage, esp the lower opening of the pelvis (pelvic outlet)

Outlet

The termination of an electrical circuit for connection of a receptacle, switch, lighting fixture, appliance, or machine.

outlet

[′au̇t‚let]
(electricity)
A power line termination from which electric power can be obtained by inserting the plug of a line cord. Also known as convenience receptacle; electric outlet; receptacle.

outlet

1. In an electric wiring system, a point at which current is taken to supply appliances, portable equipment, etc.
2. In a gas pipe system, a threaded connection or bolted flange to which a gas-burning appliance may be attached; according to code, the outlet must be located in the room or space where the appliance is, or may be, installed.
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Clavicular nonunion associated with thoracic outlet syndrome treated with Knowles pin fixation, autogenous bone marrow graft, and autologous fibrin clots.
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One patient was found to have fibrosis alone and no other anatomical abnormalities; the fibrosis caused confinement of the thoracic outlet space.
revealed that the most frequent cause of thoracic outlet syndrome was cervical costae (40%).
At 3-month follow-up he had no residual swelling of his arm, and was scheduled to undergo positional venography to assess the patency of the subclavian vein and exclude thoracic outlet compression of the vein when he was lost to follow-up.
Johns Hopkins researchers have found that patients with a painful and debilitating nerve compression disorder called thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), which studies suggest may occur in up to 8 percent of the population, reported a significant reduction in short-term pain after receiving a single, low-dose injection of Botox in a muscle located in the neck.
A reconstructed, 128-slice contrast CT scan of his thoracic outlet (Fig.
After a series of tests, Coskie was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress syndrome as a result of her "reliving the accident" and something called thoracic outlet syndrome, a disorder that occurs when blood vessels or nerves become compressed.
He has a special interest in cerebrovascular disease trauma, arteriotides, amputations, and thoracic outlet syndrome.

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