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defect

Crystallog a local deviation from regularity in the crystal lattice of a solid

Defect

In lumber, an irregularity occurring in or on wood that will tend to impair its strength, durability, or utility value.

defect

[′dē‚fekt]
(science and technology)
An irregularity that spoils the appearance or impairs the usefulness or effectiveness of an object or a material by causing weakness or failure.

defect

In wood, a fault that may reduce its durability, usefulness, or strength.

defect

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Other non-neoplastic processes that may manifest as intraluminal filling defects on excretory phase images include fungus balls, blood clots, sloughed papilla in the setting of papillary necrosis (Figure 11).
Chest CT was performed for further evaluation of the lungs and major vessels in the neck, which revealed multiple bilateral lung consolidations and atelectatic changes and filling defects in the segmental branches of the pulmonary arteries in keeping with pulmonary embolism [Figure 2].
Upon review of records, note was made of the CT urogram result from June 2017 indicating a possible filling defect in his distal right ureter.
Triphasic computerized tomography scan of an axial image of central ureteric filling defect.
FEPs usually appear as long and straight ureteral filling defects in IVP and retrograde ureterography with or without hydronephrosis.
Once it reached the target site, a second epidurogram was obtained by injecting 3 mL of the contrast agent for the identification of filling defects or cutoff signs surrounding the target area.
This was noted as a nodular filling defect on the surface of the ovary delineated by the intraperitoneal spill (Figure 7).
Any remaining canal stenosis or lateral recess impingement was identified as filling defect in myelogram.
Stefanski et al., "Computed tomography angiography intraluminal filling defect is predictive of internal carotid artery free-floating thrombus," Neuroradiology, vol.