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generally any arch shaped structure (but often it refers to the arched roof of an anatomical space)

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an arched bundle of white fibers at the base of the brain by which the hippocampus of each hemisphere projects to the contralateral hippocampus and to the thalamus and mamillary bodies

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3] It can only be assumed that in our patient, deep sutures were taken in the placental bed in the lower uterine segment for haemostasis which accidently resulted in obliteration of the vaginal fornices.
The purpose of this study was to establish a reference range for the PRTT and to compare the values obtained when the thread was placed in the fornices of upper and lower eyelids in clinically normal common mynah birds.
Insert the butterfly device into the patient's eye and take care to position it well into the upper and lower fornices (Figs 1 and 2).
The application of the cup must be flush with the vaginal fornices, and the intrauterine stem must be the correct length to easily mobilize the uterus from side to side as well as anterior and posterior.
The article will discuss the theoretic ground and the problems of application of the rule "Woman Trade, the Rules that Fornices are Subject to and the rules of Struggling with Venereal Diseases that are Caused by Prostitution" of The Turkish Criminal Law which rules the trafficking of woman in Turkey as an example of the approach organizing the trade in woman by the government itself and will bring in to discussion "the double standard that relies on gender inequality" of the implications of the regulation.
The scleral pattern is tried in the patients defect area(fig 7) and extensions in to the fornices are checked.
Malleable or Breisky-Navratil retractors can be used to delineate the anterior and posterior vaginal fornices, but are not always satisfactory--especially if an assistant isn't seated between the legs.
A bacterial conjunctivitis is generally diagnosed on the basis of signs and symptoms at first presentation, and likely to include early morning 'glued' eyes that result from the mucopurulent discharge that accumulates in the fornices and seeps out between the closed eyelids (Figure 2).
The deep recesses formed by the reflection of the palpebral conjunctiva onto the eyeball are known as the superior and inferior conjunctival fornices.
For specimens exposed for 4 days in the laboratory culture water (treatment 1), mucral spine development was evident, while in the lake water (treatment 2), the mucro, the fornices and the head possessed spines.
Se incidio y se diseco el peritoneo sobre el munon cervical y se reconocieron los fornices vaginales gracias a la presion ejercida por la copa cervical del colpotomizador.
4% benoxinate into both the superior and inferior conjunctival fornices over one to two minutes.
The top part of the ring was covered over by a bridge of epithelium extending between the anterior and posterior vaginal fornices, thus fixing the ring in the vagina.
The researchers found multifocal axonal injury and axonal damage to fornices in all five patients.
4,28) Grade V parenchymal injuries, uteropelvic junction avulsions or complete avulsion of the fornices require operative management.