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arcuate

[′ärk·yə·wət]
(anatomy)
Arched or curved; bow-shaped.
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The ability to preprogram the laser just one time with a surgeon's specific preferences for fragmentation patterns based upon an automated cataract density analysis and customized arcuate incision plans may increase the efficiency and accuracy for every procedure thereafter, enhancing patient comfort and, ultimately, visual outcomes.
In addition, "two cortical regions connected via the arcuate fasciculus exhibited increased thickness: the right middle temporal and precentral gyri," they noted.
Uncus very short, apex pen-point-like; tegumen relatively short and narrow; valva medium-long; cucullus broadly rounded; costal margin concave, slightly sclerotized; a proximal lobe of valva rather large, rounded; ampulla well sclerotized, tapering, slightly arcuate, more or less horn-shaped, apically rounded; sacculus simple, short; vinculum very short, Vshaped.
Nerve cells in the arcuate nucleus aren't the only players in eating and satiety, Schwartz notes, "but they seem especiallyimportant in terms of processing inputs from signals in the blood that are informing the brain about how much body fat mass there is.
5) slightly, unevenly rounded laterally, posterior margin of genital capsule slightly produced, with a small medial notch in dorsal view; gonocoxal apodemes long, extending anteriorly well beyond anterior margin of gonocoxites; gonostylus short, slightly arcuate (Fig.
3 mm, dark brown, slightly pubescent, the hairs spreading, reddish, rigid, straight, 3-celled, 1-furcate; lamina 10-15 cm long, arcuate, linear, chartaceous, slightly hemidimorphic; sterile portion deeply pinnatifid to pinnatisect, gradually reduced at the base, basal segment long-decurrent, ending in a long and narrow wing to the petiole base, the segments at the medial portion 1.
Macropterous form: Thorax: Pronotum wider than long, with hispid tubercles, subquadrate, flattened, not declivous; frontal angles rounded, not projecting; humeral angles obtuse, not exposed; collar indistinctly depressed, not separated by a distinct incised line; middle third of pronotal disk with a broad longitudinal sulcus; anterolateral margins obliquely straight, roughly granulate; posterior margin concavely arcuate before base of scutellum; prosternum depressed; meso and metasternum sulcate; anterior lobe of metathoracic peritreme weakly reniform, posterior lobe subacute, raised; evaporative area short; posterior margin of metapleura with outer third obtusely rounded, and slightly raised.
Like aspartame, MSG destroys the arcuate nucleus, and that creates leptin resistance.
In the sheep, the arcuate nucleus (ARC) is the site at which estrogen exerts its positive feedback effects on GnRH/LH secretion [11] .
Tethering of the vertebral artery in the congenital arcuate foramen of the atlas vertebrae: a possible cause of vertebral artery dissection in children.
The author corrects certain notions regarding the influence of Islamic culture: for instance the Hindus did not learn aniconic worship from the Muslims, since Nirguna Bhakti was always part of the religion; and in architecture the domical and arcuate constructions were not Islamic interventions but were used in the Hindu Sahi temples in west Pakistan as early as the 6th century CE.