incomplete fusion

incomplete fusion

[‚in·kəm′plēt ′fyü·zhən]
(nuclear physics)
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The lack of complete osseous coalition or presence of a persistent discontinuity in the bony bridge after 24 months is diagnostic of failed or incomplete fusion. (16,17)
Gill histological changes Stage * Hyperplasia/hypertrophy of the lamellar epithelium Lifting of the lamellar epithelium Disorganization of lamellae Incomplete fusion of several lamellae I Complete fusion of several lamellae Vascular congestion Dilation Presence of parasites Rupture of the lamellar epithelium Hyperplasia and hypertrophy of mucous cells II Uncontrolled thickening of the filament Lamellar proliferative tissue Lamellar aneurysm III
Bicornuate uterus is caused by incomplete fusion of the Mullerian ducts.
Transverse vaginal septum is a rare condition that results from incomplete fusion between the vaginal components of the mullerian ducts and the urogenital sinus.
Incomplete fusion of the ischiopubic rami or absent superior and inferior pubic rami were also found.
The Auga can be configured to measure and report on a range of different weld attributes in the firing line -- such as concavity, cracking, undercut and incomplete fusion. Compared to more traditional weld inspection processes, which can take up to an hour to complete, Auga collects the data in less than two minutes, saving valuable time and allowing weld defects to be rapidly qualified.
Lateral mass shows complete fusion on right side while on the left it shows incomplete fusion. So, it can be said that this skull is showing atlanto-occipital fusion predominantly on right side.
We assume that this variation may be due to the late fusion or incomplete fusion pattern of sacral and coccygeal vertebrae which may cause mobility of sacrum and coccyx leading to instability of the pelvic girdle.
(1, 2) It is characterized by incomplete fusion of lower and upper pole moieties resulting in incomplete or complete duplication of the collecting system.
Incomplete fusion may be at root level if the contact and union occurs after formation of crown.
Hypospadia results from an incomplete fusion of the urethral folds that occurs between the seventh and fourteenth week of gestation.
The main assumption postulates that the cyst forms as a result of primary adhesion of endoderm anterior to the notochord, incomplete fusion of the notochord, persistence of the neurenteric canal or formation of a split notochord and displacement of endodermal cells.5 Hemivertebrae, unsegmentation of vertebra, spina bifida, and clefts in the vertebral bodies are all vertebral abnormalities that can be associated with neurenteric cysts.

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