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joint space

[′jȯint ‚spās]
(control systems)
The space defined by a vector whose components are the translational and angular displacements of each joint of a robotic link.
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In addition, 85% of patients taking the higher dose and 81% at the lower dose experienced no progression of joint erosion or joint space narrowing compared with 67% in the methotrexate and placebo group, researchers said.
The Sharp method originally included radiographs of hands and wrists and counted several features, such as periosteal reaction, cortical thinning, osteoporosis, sclerosis, osteophyte formation, defects, cystic changes, surface erosions, joint space narrowing, and ankylosis.
Near-term milestones include collocating the Space Control Center, currently located at Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado, with the Joint Space Operations Center at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California; advocating upgrades to improve space situational awareness; and providing the command and control capability that produces timely space effects for combatant commanders.
Key words: robot, PD control, joint space, dynamic model.
1.), joint space narrowing could be evaluated more efficiently than with an erect position without flexion.
Its results are limited because only 2 trials assessed the primary endpoint of joint space narrowing.
If crystals enter the joint space they cause inflammation.
The joint space venture was announced on Israel Radio by the head of Israel's space agency, Avi Hareven.
On average, the glucosamine group did not show the progressive joint space narrowing seen in the placebo group and experienced less joint pain and stiffness plus showed improved function, which continued over the three years.
China has invested $200 million in the $300 joint space program and both sides decided to enlarge the program for two new environment-monitoring satellites.
The joint space in their knees was measured at the beginning and end of the study, and there was no deterioration during that period of time.
It was beyond a five-minute "window" when the shuttle must leave Cape Canaveral, Florida, or miss intercepting parts of a joint space station put into orbit by Russia.

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