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an occurrence that involves the production of a union

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the state of being combined into one body

the merging of adjacent sounds or syllables or words

a nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy

the combining of images from the two eyes to form a single visual percept

correction of an unstable part of the spine by joining two or more vertebrae

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the act of fusing (or melting) together

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Current status of bone graft options for anterior interbody fusion of the cervical and lumbar spine.
A number of studies have evaluated the biomechanical characteristics of translaminar facet screw fixation in the absence of anterior interbody fusion.
In anterior interbody fusion (AIF), cages are more round in shape, while in posterior interbody fusion (PIF) they are more rectangular.
In fact, in a study of the results of lumbar anterior interbody fusion for patients with degenerative disc disease, Flynn and Joque (1979) found that only one fourth of the compensation-related cases were able to return to work as compared to private insurance cases.
The investigational group of 242 patients was implanted with the Bryan Cervical Disc, while the control group of 221 patients received a single level anterior interbody fusion procedure with allograft and plate stabilization.
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