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Synonyms for landmark

boundary marker

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Synonyms for landmark

the position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape

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an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend

a mark showing the boundary of a piece of land

an anatomical structure used as a point of origin in locating other anatomical structures (as in surgery) or as point from which measurements can be taken

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In an attempt to increase the accuracy of APP measurement, CT scans are used to better delineate bony landmarks.
Segment Bony Landmark Abbrev T8 spinous process T8 Thorax Xiphoid process of the sternum PX C7 Spinous process C7 Incisura Jugularis of the sternum IJ Angulus acromialis AA Scapula Trigonum Spinae Scapulae TS Angulus Inferior Scapulae AI Epicondylus medialis EM Humerus Epicondylus lateralis EL Glenohumeral rotation centre * GH Abbrev: Abbreviations.
We did not measure in cadaver specimen 5 since bony landmarks were difficult to palpate because of excessive adipose tissue.
Later chapters follow the traditional sequence in which massage therapists perform assessments: bony landmarks and fascial structures, superficial muscles on the axial skeleton, superficial muscles on the extremities, and deeper muscles and muscle groups.
Line drawings illustrate bony landmarks used in the assessments, and numerous photos show both obvious and subtle postural variations.
But Green and Alemseged need to conduct a more detailed analysis of various bony landmarks on Selam's shoulder blades to support a scenario of frequent tree climbing says anthropologist Yohannes Haile-Selassie of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.