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Synonyms for notch

Synonyms for notch

one of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale

to gain (a point or points) in a game or contest

Synonyms for notch

a V-shaped indentation

the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks

a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface

a small cut


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cut or make a notch into

notch a surface to record something

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References in periodicals archive ?
Both the distance between this site and the middle of the jugular notch and the length of the clavicle were measured manually.
Table 1 Mean [+ or -] SD (range) without retraction Distance from mid- jugular notch, cm Left 7.
In our subjects, the mean distance from the jugular notch where the plexus travelled beneath the clavicle was 99[+ or -]12 mm, which was more lateral than the midpoint of the clavicle (mean length 166[+ or -] 1.
Similarly, the midpoint of the clavicle has traditionally been used as a reference for infraclavicular puncture, and recently the mid-point of the distance between acromion and jugular notch has been advocated as a more accurate landmark for the vertical infraclavicular approach (7).
TABLE 1 Surface anatomical landmark measurements for the interscalene region Standard Measurement Mean (mm) deviation (mm) Length of clavicle (a) 166 13 Distance between jugular notch and ISG (b) 99 12 Distance between insertion point to clavicle (c) 58 9 Distance between insertion point to SCM (d) 13 8 Length of SCM (e) 167 17 Height of cricoid cartilage (f) 62 10 ISG = interscalene groove, SCM = sternocleidomastoid.