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stylet

[′stī·lət]
(graphic arts)
A slender, pointed marking tool, as one used in graving.
(invertebrate zoology)
A slender, rigid, elongated appendage.
(medicine)
A slender probe used for surgery.
A thin wire inserted in a catheter to provide support or in a hollow needle to clear the passage.
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Male (n=4) : L, 1830177.76 (1600-2020); BW, 39.903.00 (36.10-42.75); a, 45.883.22 (42.11-48.78); stylet, 22.560.91 (21.85-23.75); stylet cone, 11.880.55(11.40-12.35); stylet shaft, 7.720.60 (7.13-8.55); length knobs, 2.970.24(2.85-3.33); width knobs, 4.870.24 (4.75-5.23); DGO, 2.380.39 (1.90-2.85); head-metacorpus, 95.718.19 (85.50-105.45); b", 19.110.38 (18.71-19.61); head-SE pore, 160.0812.52 (142.50-171.95); spicule, 30.640.91(29.45-31.35).
Given that above-mentioned limitations, and comparable intubation success rates and times with two devices, it is better to conclude that performance of Shikani Optical Stylet might not superior to that of Macintosh laryngoscope when orotracheal intubation is performed by experienced anesthetists in patients with cervical spondylosis.
The genus Metaparasitylenchus is found very closed to Parasitylenchus Micoletzky, 1922, which has a stylet present, gonad with short flexure, uterus with few eggs and it has a small parasitic male (Harding et al.
Stylets have been widely investigated in this context (e.g., Sousa Reis & Fernandes 2002, Leporati et al.
(I) White mango scale female in a ventral view, with a portion of its stylet bundle before penetration of the leaf of mango variety 'Manila'.
This can be particularly helpful when manually advancing a biopsy needle with the stylet extended from the supportive cannula, as the thin sample notch of the stylet is relatively flexible and may bend when encountering thicker facial tissues.
The segment from the dorsal side is a narrow stripe and, furthermore, only slightly visible in the investigated species of the Nepinae (Figures 7(a) and 7(b), Laccotrephes japonensis); the open stylet groove is slightly visible, which is dorsally covered by the epipharynx (labrum).
The straight stylet lacks basal knobs or thickenings and the dorsal and subventral gland openings are located within three stylet lengths from the base of the stylet.
Stylet comparatively thin, stylet cone tip pointed and slightly curved.
The pre-curved MH electrode at its current design cannot reach the SGC beyond the basal turn, and this is mainly owing to its design limitation that it cannot be physically made with curvature going beyond one full turn for reasons mentioned previously, and straightening the curved electrode by inserting a metal stylet rod or polymer tube mechanically deforms the curved shape of the electrode, making it difficult to go back fully to its initial curvature [3, 8].
A 90[degrees] counter-clockwise rotation manoeuvre, cricoid pressure and stylet were used, but insertion of the tube into the vocal cords was impossible.