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circumflex

Anatomy (of certain nerves, arteries, or veins) bending or curving around

Circumflex

 

a mark used over a vowel to indicate a falling-rising or rising-falling tone. The circumflex is a variant of musical accent (pitch accent) and is in opposition to the acute accent and the grave accent. In ancient Greek the tilde is sometimes used as an alternate form of the circumflex. The circumflex is also called a circumflex syllabic intonation or a rising-falling tone.

In the history of the Slavic languages a distinction is made between the old circumflex, which occurred in syllables with a short diphthong, and the new circumflex, which gradually replaced the former acute accent. The circumflex occurs in ancient Greek, in Lithuanian, and in Serbo-Croatian in syllables with a long vowel.

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The other possibilities describe the septal branch originating in the left coronary artery, in the aorta, or in the circumflex branch (Noestelthaller et al.
Table-II: Comparison of prognostic determinants of right coronary artery and left circumflex related acute inferior wall myocardial infarction.
The systemic-systemic collateral pathways include the lumbar, intercostal, deep circumflex iliac, internal thoracic, inferior epigastric and obturator arteries.
Such variant can be denominated as the subtendinous posterior humeral circumflex artery (arteria circumflexa humeri posterior subtendinea), conjoint with the profundocircumflex trunk (truncus profundocircumflexus) to describe all the peculiarities and to avoid any possible misnomers.
In rare cases they can be found in the left anterior descending coronary artery or the left circumflex coronary artery15.
Transesophageal echocardiography, short axis view from the high esophagus showing aneurysm of the aortic root (A), aneurysmal dilatation of the left main and circumflex coronary arteries with partial thrombosis of the lumen (B), and aneurysmatic dilatation of the left main, circumflex and anterior descending coronary arteries with partial thrombosis of the lumen (C)
Trimetazidine at a dose of 1 mg/kg completely abolished CFRs caused by accumulating thrombus in the circumflex coronary artery in 4 of 8 open-chest anesthetized beagles.
German Gothic and Fanfare incorporate German characters like Eszett, and stand-alone diacritics acute, grave, circumflex and umlaut.
The location of the saphenous vein graft treated with the eSVS MESH will be randomized to either the right or circumflex coronary artery bed.
The larger arteries that receive stents include the right coronary artery, left main coronary artery, left anterior descending artery and the circumflex artery.
Ports 1 and 2 are safely located in an area of the abdominal wall that is between the epigastric vessels (superficial and inferior) and the superficial circumflex vessels, making injury of any of these vessels extremely unlikely.
One could, of course, have some doubts about his maintaining the occasional accents on adverbs (deinde, quam ocyssime, adeo) or the circumflex on the ablative -a or the preposition a (in a few cases even a), or the fact that, whereas he adapted the occurrence of u and v, or i and j in Latin to modern use, he kept the (in my eyes unnecessary and possibly confusing) distinction between felix and faelix or foelix.