final common pathway


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final common pathway

[¦fīn·əl ¦käm·ən ′path‚wā]
(anatomy)
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The ostiomeatal complex (OMC) is a functional entity of the anterior ethmoid complex that represents the final common pathway for drainage and ventilation of the frontal, maxillary and anterior ethmoid cells.
In the present study, the concept developed by Stammberger & Kennedy (6) was adopted, defining osteomeatal complex as a functional unit of the anterior ethmoid complex representing the final common pathway for drainage and ventilation of the frontal, maxillary and anterior ethmoid cells.
The downstream impart of the multiple genetic variations is the development of a final common pathway that disrupts the cognitive function of those who experience Alzheimer's disease.
*Tirofiban is a non-peptide inhibitor of the platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor, the final common pathway for platelet aggregation.
These kinds of situations are the final common pathway of several psychosocial problems that culminate in the drastic steps taken by mothers who feel seriously overwhelmed.