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strip

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a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas

a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure

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HSK is found more commonly in a lower position than a normally located kidney because the isthmus is prevented from ascending to its normal position by the inferior mesenteric artery (IMA) (O'Brien et al, 2008).
The purpose of the study is to describe a group of ceramics which resemble the Uskela Ware from the collections of archaeological sites on the Karelian Isthmus in the context of cultural and historical processes at the turn of the Neolithic period--beginning of the Early Metal Period (2nd half of the IV-III millennium BC).
The anterior cervical region between the isthmus and the hyoid bone was completely dissected for identifying the presence of any thyroid tissue.
Recurrent atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation after catheter ablation of the cavotricuspid isthmus: a very long-term follow up of 333 patients.
She underwent surgery for multinodular goitre, and agenesis of the isthmus was determined intraoperatively.
Intraoperatively, the surgeon must inspect the cut root face with regard to possible areas of leakage such as gaps between the root canal filling and the dentine walls, as well as unfilled root canal portions (isthmus, accessory canal) (3, 4).
Failures related to microorganisms can be caused by anatomical difficulties such as isthmus, apical ramification, and other morphological irregularities [14].
An 18-year-old female patient was hospitalized due to "a touchable lump on the right of thyroid isthmus" which has been found for about 2 months.
Cayo Santiago was two swaths of land connected by a small strip called an isthmus, but the hurricane put that isthmus underwater and flooded and killed the vegetation, as well as destroyed infrastructure and lab space.
Participants in the fourth Cyprus Sup Cup will compete for a place in the final race in Greece by crossing the unique Isthmus of Corinth.
Alejandro Murat, who announced the initiative in early March, said the project would provide shippers an efficient way to send their cargo between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans via the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, thus providing an alternative to the Panama Canal.
Because the length of the thyroid isthmus correlates with the volume of the thyroid gland [14] and is easy to measure, it can be used as an indicator before RAI treatment.
Ultrasonography and computed tomography (CT) did not show a left lobe of the thyroid, but the right lobe and isthmus were identified.
The femoral length, the anteversion angle and neck angles, the isthmus position and the widths on medio-lateral and cranio-caudal directions of the cross-sections of proximal femur were measured.