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subjacent

[‚səb′jās·ənt]
(geology)
Being lower than but not directly underneath.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The aim of further investigations should analyse the effects on the hardening of subjacent layers of the MHP-treated areas.
The modified Pfirrmann [17] MRI classification (Table 3 and Figure 3) was used both preoperatively and 3-5 years postoperatively for disc degeneration grading in the 1st and 2nd supradjacent and subjacent segment (Tables 4 and 5).
MR imaging studies of the cervical spine in a neutral position can reveal several features such as localised lower cervical cord atrophy, asymmetrical cord flattening, and loss of attachment between the posterior dural sac and subjacent lamina, as well as noncompressed intramedullary high T2 signal intensity.
Osteomyelitis affecting the cranium can lead to thrombosis of the subjacent cerebral venous sinus, often seen in untreated mastoiditis resulting in lateral or transverse sinus thrombosis [1].
The subjacent mucosa was noted to be edematous and hyperemic.
Epithelium and subjacent connective tissue form folds that project into the lumen giving a pseudopapillary pattern (Fig: 1).
(9) However, with disease progression, (4) pleuroparenchymal thickening, with the thickness ranging from 4 to 15 mm, can be seen, and this is associated with subjacent fibrosis and elevated hilar shadows.
Before exploring the subjacent structure, the sample was randomly divided in two halves.
With regard to the margin, the leaf blade may be acute (Figure 2N-P) or obtuse (Figures 2Q); always with thick-walled epidermal cells and fibers immediately subjacent to the epidermis (e.g.
Myocardial infarction is the result of increased myocardial metabolism demand, decreased delivery of oxygen and nutrients to myocardium through coronary circulation due to rupture or ulceration of unstable atherosclerotic plaque resulting in occlusion of vessels causing infraction of subjacent myocardium3.
Focusing on solving the psychological issues subjacent to the eating disorder has been reported to be significantly more effective than direct intervention on weight loss or direct attitude to the diet issue (1, 2, 14).
Some made it, like Tyrannosaurus Rex, Steeleye Span, Pentangle and Fairport Convention, while others, left their mark on music in a more subjacent way.