anatomical position


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anatomical position

[‚an·ə¦täm·ə·kəl pə′zi·shən]
(anatomy)
A reference posture used in anatomical description in which the subject stands erect against a wall with feet parallel and touching, and arms adducted and supinated, with palms facing forward.
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Appendix is the only organ in our body, which has no constant anatomical position. Knowledge regarding various positions of vermiform appendix is useful in understanding the site of occurrence of pain during appendicitis.
Caption: Figure 4: (a) CAT scan at 1-month follow-up shows anatomical position of abdominal viscera.
A greater angle between the auricular pavilion and the head implies a more marked modification of the natural anatomical position of the pavilion when supra-aural headphones are positioned, contributing to EAM collapse.
The characteristic finding of a wandering spleen is location of the spleen other than its normal anatomical position, that is, left upper quadrant of the abdomen.
In particular age groups and depending on the anatomical position of appendix, it may present atypically, either in the form of abscesses in soft tissues, appendicular masses or lead to intestinal obstruction, which may result in high morbidity and prolonged hospital stay.2,3,6
The prolapsed mass was then lifted slowly upto the level of vulva and then pushed back into its normal anatomical position by applying gentle palm pressure.
The bony encasement of the target and its stable anatomical position can mitigate issues, such as lead migration.
Anatomical and diffusion tensor images are merged and the diffusion tensor positioned in the correct anatomical position.
Surgical excision of colloid cyst is challenging due to its deep midline anatomical position [5].
A subcutaneous postauricular pocket was developed, the amputated ear was inserted in its correct anatomical position, its cartilage was attached to the stump cartilage, and the skin of the pocket sutured to the anterior skin of the stump (Figure-1b,c) A light pressure dressing was applied for 14 days.
His left foot's big toe nail was displaced from its anatomical position. Deep congestion with swelling was also noted around both his ankle joints, said the report.
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