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Synonyms for node

Synonyms for node

a connecting point at which several lines come together

any thickened enlargement

(botany) the small swelling that is the part of a plant stem from which one or more leaves emerge

(physics) the point of minimum displacement in a periodic system

(astronomy) a point where an orbit crosses a plane

any bulge or swelling of an anatomical structure or part

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6 There's no treatment for Heberden's node, but painkillers will relieve pain and tenderness.
63) with hand OA and Heberden's nodes who were admitted to the Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Outpatient Clinic between April 2007 and December 2009, and the control group was comprised of 80 postmenopausal female patients (mean age 57.
Part of primary generalised osteoarthritis (OA) with Heberden's nodes of DIP joints
Relation between Heberden's nodes and distal interphalangeal joint osteophytes and their role as markers of generalised disease.
The risk factors found to be strongly associated with knee OA in patients with knee pain include age older than 50 years, female sex, high body mass index, previous knee injury or malalignment, joint laxity occupational or recreational usage, family history, and the presence of Heberden's nodes, the task force concluded.