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Synonyms for flexure

the state of being flexed (as of a joint)

an angular or rounded shape made by folding

act of bending a joint

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Between September 2013 and June 2016, 16 patients with acute lower bowel and right colonic obstruction (subtotal or total obstruction) were included in this study, with the following inclusion criteria: (i) the acute lower bowel and right colonic obstruction were confirmed to be colon carcinoma by enhanced computed tomography (CT) scan or endoscopy; (ii) the occlusion site was located at hepatic or splenic flexure colon; and (iii) single mass was considered as the cause of lower bowel and right colonic obstruction.
A computed tomography scan of the abdomen showed an asymmetric circumferential short segment of non-homogeneously enhanced wall thickness up to 20 mm at the hepatic flexure and adjacent ascending colon.
The models of rigid misalignment angles and flexure angles are shown in the following equations:
In this study, the hysteretic loop expression and EVD ratio model for flexure critical RC columns are presented based on the equivalent linearization method and the hysteresis response data of flexure critical RC columns from the PEER database [25].
Maximum count was 328 per HPF (mean of 5, hepatic flexure), and minimum count was 0 per HPF (mean of 5, more than one biopsy site).
Hepatodiaphragmatic interposition of the intestine (usually hepatic flexure of the colon) or Chilaiditi sign or pseudopneumoperitoneum is usually an incidental finding, which can cause confusion with other surgical emergencies.
Under transverse bending definite role in value of stress concentration factor (SCF) [[alpha].sub.[sigma]] play as flexure moment M so and shear force V.
One solution to low-friction flexures we identified is to use rolling elements, like pin joints, to build the flexure instead of sliding ones (see Figure 2).
* Characteristics attributed to the flexure design are the elimination of friction and side-loads at non-vertical angles, unwanted particulate accumulation caused from bearing/bushing shedding, and its inherent ability to return the magnet to mid-stroke when re-energized
The flexure pivot design offers reduced on-axis jitter.
A flexure hinge is actually a complex spring element that can respond to and transmit both rotation and translation.
They are used for laser cavity tuning/switching and also often incorporated in more complex positioning mechanisms, such as flexure guided tip-tilt steering mirrors, or piezo scanning stages, such as used in laser scanning microscopy.
Strengthening of masonry in flexure by the use of externally bonded Fiber reinforced Polymer (FRP) materials has been investigated in this research study.
They concluded that even for slender buildings, designed as per UBC-97 shear walls may result in shear failure rather than flexure.