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an irrational preoccupation

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an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely

an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone

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the activity of fastening something firmly in position

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(histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body

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Eye movement in analytical problems--(a) eye fixations and saccades of a high-performing student, (b) eye fixations and saccades of a low-performing student.
Eye movements in the problem exploring stage of interactive problems--(a) eye fixations and saccades of a high-performing student, (b) eye fixations and saccades of a low-performing student.
Short fixation was performed in 63 cases of unstable thoracolumbar spine injury and long posterior transpedicular stabilization was performed in 36 patients.
Mean age was 47 years (ranging from 18 to 66) and 43 years (ranging from 17 to -70) in the group with short fixation and in the group with long fixation, respectively.
Methods: Sixty patients with depressive disorder and sixty healthy controls (who were matiched by gender, age and years of education) were recruited, and completed eye movement tests including three tasks: fixation task, saccade task and free-view task.
The common simple eye movement tasks used in studying mental disorders include the anti-saccade task, the free-view task, the fixation task and so forth.
Heatmaps are visualizations of the overall spatial distribution of eye fixations within specified AOIs (Fig.
While in most periods the durations of 5-min-velocity AOI fixations were longest, a minimum in velocity AOI fixation duration occurred in period 4 when fixation duration and fixation counts in the reflectivity AOI were longer and higher (Fig.
5) Treatment strategies and fixation methods used include internal and external fixation as well as staged approaches with aim of reducing the fracture, reconstructing the involved bones and restoration of articular surface congruence with minimal insult to soft tissues.
Undisplaced fractures, certain minimally displaced type A fractures or type C1 fractures may be treated by a long leg cast for 6 weeks followed by functional cast, brace or treated in an external fixation without reduction followed by ROM exercises.
It is common knowledge among neurosurgeons that head pin fixation devices can cause skull fracture or perforation resulting in an epidural bleeding.
The child was placed in 3-point pin fixation with the Mayfield headrest using pediatric pins tightened to a pressure of 40 lbs.
The performance of tibial fixation methods of soft tissue graft (ACL) using interference screw and suture disc is studied in the paper.
The revised website contains additional information about Solucorp, Integrated Fixation System and WITS, making it more informative, visually dramatic, user friendly and interactive.