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a closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this

Synonyms for disk

something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate

(computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored

draw a harrow over (land)

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On MR images, the normal TFC (the articular disk) showed low signal intensity in all the sequences including T1-weighted image and PD-FS.
All eight preoperative MRI scans identified an articular disk tear, but only one was suggestive of a combined tear pattern (Table 1).
T1-weighted sagittal images are the cornerstone of the TMJ examination; the anatomy is clearly depicted, and the imaging plane is optimal for assessing articular disk position.
2).3 The distal edges of both the dorsal and volar fascia merge with the articular disk. This disk is then attached by thick tissue to the base of the ulnar styloid and by thinner tissue to the edge of the radius just proximal to the radiocarpal articular surface.
The joint cavity is incompletely divided into two parts by a wedge-shaped articular disk, or meniscus.
In addition, if the patient is complaining of discomfort with pronation/supination, but without other complaints, the problem is more likely a tear in the articular disk. If the patient complains of more constant pain with activities of daily living, and has a more limited range of motion, this is more likely to be associated with a peripheral destabilizing tear of the TFCC.
The articular dik from TMJ in adults agrees with those from literature and the fetus articular disk present a retrodiscal zone under developed.
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