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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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However the profunda brachii and the anterior circumflex humeral arteries do not arise from the deep branch but arise from the normal axillary artery itself (picture 3).
Although some authors affirm that the origin of the circumflex branch on the right side has a high prevalence (Page et al.
056) (see Figure 12) and circumflex artery stenosis (r= 0.
The circumflex branch was located on the coronary groove, originating two to five atrial branches (3.
Conclusion: This study shows that patients of acute inferior wall MI undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) who have left circumflex artery as culprit vessel have a poor prognostic outcome as compared to patients having right coronary artery as culprit vessel.
It adds hyphens, takes them away, tweaks spellings and removes the circumflex from the "i" and the "u" where the accent makes no change to accent or meaning.
The circumflex accent (AaAaAeAi), called "the hat" by teachers when fir teaching children how to speak and write French, would be optional under the new guidelines set by the French education ministry, along with new spellings of some other words.
Intraoperatively the ascending branch of the lateral circumflex artery was isolated and retracted to access and remove the bony fragment.
An acute coronary angiography revealed severe coronary spasms in the left main coronary artery (LMCA), circumflex (Cx), and left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) (Figure 1, Supplementary Movie 1) (see Supplementary Material available online at http://dx.
Then, emergent CABG operation was planned and performed in 75 minutes because of multivessel disease including the RCA and left circumflex artery.
Computed tomography angiography revealed active bleeding from the ascending and descending branches of lateral femoral circumflex artery.
A coronary angiography was performed, which showed left main stem (LMS), left anterior descending (LAD), left circumflex (LCX) and right coronary artery (RCA) patent with no evidence of spasm or atherosclerosis (Figure-1).