Compartment


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compartment

[kəm′pärt·mənt]
(cell and molecular biology)
Any of the membrane-bound organelles within cells.
(mining engineering)
A section of a mine shaft separated by framed timbers and planking.

Compartment

A small space within a larger enclosed area, often separated by partitions.

Compartment

 

a part of a forest, bounded by cut patches or natural borders (such as rivers). Compartments may be divided naturally (borders as natural features), artificially (borders as patches cut perpendicularly to one another), or in a mixed fashion (natural boundaries supplemented by cut patches). The size of a compartment, which can range from several tenths of a hectare to several hundred hectares, is determined by an appraisal system, based on the use of the wood. Each compartment has a permanent number. The enumeration of the compartments in a forest proceeds from northwest to southeast.


Compartment

 

of a vessel, a space within the hull of a vessel, bounded by watertight transverse and longitudinal bulkheads. Division of a vessel into compartments ensures the vessel’s stability and unsinkability when damaged. Compart-mentalization also aids in the efficient arrangement of cargo and passenger space and the efficient placement of ship’s stores.

compartment

A small space within a larger enclosed area, often separated by partitions.
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aa u "In an embodiment the passenger and cargo compartments are separated by at least a movable partition wall.
9) Because of the rarity of ACECS and scarcity of description in literature combined with this patient's seemingly benign presentation coupled with his stoic nature there was a low index of suspicion for compartment syndrome.
Compartment syndrome (CS) is a surgical emergency caused by a microvascular phenomenon due to increase of the interstitial pressure in a nonexpandable musculoskeletal compartment.
sup][1],[4] It generally occurs in lower extremity, and the anterolateral tibial compartment is one of the most common sites affected by muscle herniation.
Technique: White sides saline infusion technique was used for measurement of pressure in anterior compartment of leg.
In the present model in three sub-domains namely water compartment cytoplasm and the nucleus diffusion were considered to be very fast.
Health professionals should not rely on all being present for a diagnosis, as only pain and paraesthesia may be present in the early stages of diagnosing a developing compartment syndrome (Donaldson, et al.
The compartment was discovered during a survey following an "illegal excavation attempt", he said.
Recent studies suggest magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as an alternative to compartment pressure measurement to diagnose CECS because it is non-invasive and easily tolerated.
A clinical diagnosis of compartment syndrome was established followed swiftly by fasciotomy in the operating room.
Following the expansion the female compartment on each train will accommodate around 130 passengers, which is double the earlier number.

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