disc area


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disc area

disc area
The total area of the circle swept by the main rotor of a helicopter as it rotates.
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In progressive disease, the configuration of blood vessels within the optic disc area may change.
The measurements included larger cup-to-disc area ratio, mean cup depth, mean height contour, cup volume, reference plane height, smaller rim area, rim area to disc area, and rim volume.
Austin, Texas, is working with Baxter to use TISSEEL in the development of its Biostat BIOLOGX(TM) Fibrin Sealant to augment healing and repair of painful defects in the intervertebral disc area of the spine.
Certified compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems, this drive uses Tilt Actuator Compensation Technology for reliable writing of all disc areas.
Specifically statistical interaction tests indicate efficacy is similar in small and large lesions (>4 Disc Areas vs <4 Disc Areas) as well as in younger and older patients (>75 years vs <75 years).