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ramus

[′rā·məs]
(anatomy)
A slender bone process branching from a large bone.
(vertebrate zoology)
The barb of a feather.
(zoology)
The branch of a structure such as a blood vessel, nerve, arthropod appendage, and so on.
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As a donor site to extract bone graft blocks, the mandibular ramus is reliable and versatile with a low rate of complications (Reininger et al.), which means it can be managed with limited morbidity.
A mark can be made on the saw blade so that the medial ramus osteotomy does not extend past the lingula (resulting in full-length ramus fractures) or under-extend (incarcerating the IAN after the mandible is split).
For that purpose, she looks directly at Ramus's discourse conducted in texts like his Aristotelicae animadversiones (1543), Dialecticae institutiones (1554), and Prooemium reformandae Parisiensis Academiae (1562).
This year's show also has more outdoor living space vendors for decks, patios, fire pits and grilling stations, reflecting the trend of owners upgrading their home instead of buying up, Ramus said.
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Stress fracture of the pubic ramus simulating a loose total hip replacement.
Ramus fue una figura controvertida que padecio fuertes criticas de su entorno, pero tambien muy protegida por las autoridades; ademas de su nombramiento como Profesor Real y el mecenazgo de Charles de Guise, en 1547 obtiene un permiso real inedito para publicar las obras aun por escribir; asi mismo fue asesinado en contra de la orden expresa para protegerle del rey Carlos IX y su madre, Catalina de Medicis (43).
"I think they're seeing a continuing trend," Ramus said.
Skalnik paints a portrait of Ramus as a self-made social outsider from the backwoods of Picardy, whose peasant values shaped his view of society and his attitude to pressing issues of his day.

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