isthmus


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strip

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Synonyms for isthmus

a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas

a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure

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6-cm, primarily cystic nodule in the right midline thyroid isthmus.
McCoy), and an examination of the settlement pattern on the isthmus of Ierapetra.
Through this extraction site, the renal isthmus was ligated with silk ties and divided sharply prior to specimen removal.
The investigation comes 14 years after DEQ conducted a cleanup of contaminated shipyards near Coos Bay, including the bankrupt and abandoned Mid-Coast Marine site above Isthmus Slough.
I think that many Two Harbors boaters will appreciate the opportunity to experience the isthmus while staying on shore," Strege said.
Koh Samui is an island off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus in Thailand.
org/campaigns/chignecto) Chignecto Isthmus , a narrow strip of land that joins mainland Nova Scotia to New Brunswick.
By examining the cost of "progress" in the isthmus, Caso makes the case that this novel "captures what gets left out of historiographical discourse.
The story, as promised, is enlivened by the author's concentration on colourful individuals and fascinating episodes such as the plan to cross the Suez Isthmus with a canal.
Four years later, Balboa led an expedition across the Isthmus to the Pacific Ocean.
However, with the exception of Panama, economic growth in all isthmus countries will largely depend on the global financial climate.
The allure of the ego-boosting byline and his memory of his childhood peer Toby Falconer - one of life's winners - leads Edgar on a path that he had not anticipated, as he is sent to replace a charismatic, and infamous, journalist named Barrington Saddler, who has gone missing in the fictional isthmus of Barba, Portugal.
In about 80% of reported cases of TAI, the site of the aortic tear is at the aortic isthmus between the ostium of the left subclavian artery and the ostium of the third pair of intercostal arteries (10-15).
Sydney, Australia, Jan 23, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - The Directors of Pluton Resources Limited (ASX:PLV) have received final assay results from the Phase II diamond drilling program at the Hardstaff Peninsula and Isthmus Region on Irvine Island, Western Australia (E04/1172).