following limb

following limb

[′fäl·ə·wiŋ ‚lim]
(astronomy)
The half of the limb of a celestial body with an observable disk that appears to follow the body in its apparent motion across the field of view of a fixed telescope.
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Prevalence of chronic pain seven years following limb threatening lower extremity trauma.
Enhancing patient recovery following limb arthroplasty with a modern wound dressing.
Following limb loss, people with transfemoral amputation (TFA) and transtibial amputation (TTA) compensate with asymmetrical movements in their back and lower-limb joints.
McNair P (2013) Commentary on J Kennedy Elliott's paper entitled: The cause of disability following limb injuries.
The scene is familiar; it begins with a tiny notch in the following limb of the Sun, and ends in the same way at the opposite limb with the planet vanishing from sight directly on leaving the solar disk.
The winds along the northern edge of the SEB, known as the South Equatorial jet stream, blow at more than 200 miles (320 kilometers) per hour in the direction of Jupiter's preceding limb, while the prevailing winds along the southern edge of the SEB, known as the SEBs jet stream, blow toward the planet's following limb at speeds that can exceed 300 miles (480 km) per hour.
Research is still being done into other possible benefits of leeching - osteoarthritis for example - and leeches are also used by vets for hematomas following limb removal or road accidents.
Similarly, reperfusion damage of ischemic skeletal muscle ceils also incinde formation of NFR as the antioxidant reserve is deceased and oxidative/nitrosative production is in-creased following limb ischemic-reperfusion (Cuzzocrea et al.
during the first six months following limb amputation.
It is believed that the use of novel solutions for the purposes of restoring and optimizing function following limb loss will promote healthier lifestyles, improve quality of life, and decrease individuals' reliance upon physical, personal, and financial assistance.
One minute before totality, look for an aquamarine color to the Sun's corona surrounding the Moon's following limb.
Rehabilitation following limb loss is a complex process involving physical and psychological components [1,4].