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facet

1. Architect the raised surface between the flutes of a column
2. Zoology any of the lenses that make up the compound eye of an insect or other arthropod
3. Anatomy any small smooth area on a hard surface, as on a bone

facet

[′fas·ət]
(anatomy)
A small plane surface, especially on a bone or a hard body; may be produced by wear, as a worn spot on the surface of a tooth.
(geography)
Any part of an intersecting surface that constitutes a unit of geographic study, for example, a flat or a slope.
(invertebrate zoology)
The surface of a simple eye in the compound eye of arthropods and certain other invertebrates.
(materials)
The plane surface of a crystal, a cut precious stone, or other fractured surface.
(mathematics)
A proper face of a convex polytope that is not contained in any larger face.

facet

1. One surface of a polyhedron.
2. A flat surface between two column flutes, a fillet.
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scored when the area for the insertion of the vastus lateralis tendon shows some concavity." According to Finnegan (1978:26), the vastus facet, which is different from the vastus notch, is a "small depression just anterior to the vastus notch, although it can be defined with or without the presence of the vastus notch."
We reported a fluoroscopy-guided PCR procedure in a patient with a facet joint cyst which mimicked LDH presenting with low back pain and radicular symptoms.
Types and Morphometric Study of Calcaneal Articular Facets on Human Tali of Thai Population
Along with these symptoms, they also cover pain in leg segments applicable to the lumbar nerve root, as well as numbness, weakness, and loss of reflexes.1 Facet Joint Syndrome (FJS), a type of degenerative spondylosis, is one of the most common causes of Low Back Pain (LBP).
The divestiture includes the global Facet filtration business locations in Stilwell and Tulsa, Oklahoma; Paris, France; La CoruA[+ or -]a, Spain; Torino, Italy; Pontypridd, UK; and Almere, the Netherlands; as well as an aviation fuel filtration testing lab in Greensboro, North Carolina.
A narrow axillary primibrachial lies in the centre of the facet. Its lateral surface is only slightly visible on the side of the cup.
Trilobed facet was seen in 3 facets (4.69%>], 2 on right side and 1 on left side of three atlas vertebrae (Figure 2].
Psychometric properties of the pool were analyzed by fitting the unidimensional graded IRT response model (Samejima, 1969) to each subset of items measuring the same facet. First, some indexes were examined in order to screen out data for careless, invalid or atypical responses (i.e., score below 9 points on the Directed questions scale, double responses in more than three items, more than 10 missing values on the personality items, outliers regarding the number of consecutive identical responses).
LCSS results from a combination of pathogenic factors, including a decrease in the area of the cauda equina, hypertrophy ofligamentum flavum, loss of intervertebral disk height, and hypertrophy of the facet joints [14].
A second search identified articles published up to August 2014 in the Medline database dealing with the development of segment degeneration based on pathoanatomic conditions (facet sagittalization, facet tropism, and laminar horizontalization).